Thursday, March 06, 2008

Let Us Ride Our Bicycles or We Won't Bear Your Children

Faced with draconian new cycling laws and the effective criminalisation of their daily school run, [Japanese] mothers have unleashed their most powerful weapon. In a country already suffering the lowest birthrate in the developed world, young women are threatening to stop breeding beyond their first child if the tradition of sannin-nori — or “three-on-a-bike” — is outlawed.

I love the smell of a revolt .

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