one-child policy

Podcast Goodness: Only Children in the Cannonball Run

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What is China's one-child policy?

China's one-child policy, implemented in 1979, was designed to limit population growth. In this episode of Stuff You Should Know, Josh and Chuck examine the policy's surprising origins, impact on Chinese culture, and pros and cons.