Dying Village

In contrast to all the hipster activity in downtown D.C., people who worry about areas where the population is aging and in decline will ...
by | May 2, 2006

In contrast to all the hipster activity in downtown D.C., people who worry about areas where the population is aging and in decline will want to read this story from Sunday's New York Times.

It's about a village in Japan that is down to eight elderly residents, who have decided to pack up and move and sell the town to a company that will use it for a landfill.