Jonathan V. Last

Senior Writer

Japan's Robot Babies

Why immigration probably won't save Japan from demographic decline.

2:28 PM, Feb 25, 2015 • By JONATHAN V. LAST



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Two Miserable Decades

Don’t worry, it was even worse in the 1970s. Or was it?

Sep 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04

Official portrait of Barack Obama

The Day That Made Obama

September 15, 2008.

11:58 AM, Sep 19, 2013

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Ze Germans Aren’t Coming

23 percent of German men say “zero” is the ideal family size.

11:44 AM, Aug 20, 2013

Erika Harold at the 2004 Republican convention in New York

Miss America vs. Mr. Incumbent

Not your ordinary House primary race

Aug 12, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 45

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How to Make Nerds Rejoice

7:05 AM, Jul 24, 2013

David Clark

Signs of the Times

Jonathan V. Last sees the signs

Jun 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39

God in the Details: Explaining the connection between family and religion.

God in the Details

Explaining the connection between family and religion.

Jun 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39


Start a Family...

And before you know it, you'll be voting for the GOP.

Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30


High Noon for Marriage

7:32 AM, Mar 27, 2013

Popes John Paul II and then-Cardinal Ratzinger

The Age of Anxiety

Jonathan V. Last remembers John Paul II.

Mar 11, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 25


Things Are Tough All Over

11:55 AM, Jan 5, 2013


The Demographic Cliff

7:07 AM, Dec 20, 2012


Jonathan V. Last is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His writings have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Post, the Claremont Review of Books, First Things, the Week, Salon, Slate, TV Guide, and elsewhere.

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