Why China’s declining population growth may be good news

China’s recently published census brought warnings of severe problems for the country. “Such numbers make grim reading for the party,” reported The Economist. This “could have a disastrous impact on the country,” Huang Wenzheng, a fellow at the Center for China and Globalization in Beijing, told the Financial Times.But a comment posted on the microblogging platform Weibo was more insightful: “The declining fertility rate actually reflects the progress in the thinking of Chinese people – women…