François Chollet+ Your Authors @fchollet Deep learning @google. Creator of Keras, neural networks library. Author of 'Deep Learning with Python'. Opinions are my own. Dec. 07, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Young people in rich countries overwhelmingly *want* kids (and houses); the fact that the birthrate is below replacement level in many places is an underappreciated consequence of the monopolization of economic resources by 50+ year olds. Dramatic long-term consequences (e.g. JP)

It's fundamentally a political problem. Build market-rate housing (and stop treating houses as an investment vehicle), offer free or heavily subsidized childcare, universal healthcare, free education up to college. And watch the birthrate go to 2+

"And how are we going to pay for all of that?" The resources are there (and then some), it's really a matter of choosing how to allocate them. Same for dealing with climate change, really

Who's the best Democratic challenger to beat the 73-year old Republican incumbent and implement generational redistribution policies?

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