Around the next century, the United States will fall and be replaced with a new government that is a mix of Canada and Mexico. Also, Japanese Funk will become popular worldwide.
Anyway, developed, postindustrial people have been said to face natural population declines due to lifestyle changes and such. Parts of Europe have been experiencing this (though looking at Europe now...gulp), and Japan is losing population, as expected.
In time, things will ultimately balance out one way or another.
The world has gone to...sorry honey, it's Thursday. It can be fixed, but is there anyone out there willing to make things right?
Or are we... what's the French word for seal?