Like so many movements born in times of economic ruin, homebirth is presented by the media as a lifestyle trend, a return to “natural living” much like the rise of bicycling (cannot afford a car), “shabby chic" (cannot afford new clothes or furniture), and gardening (cannot afford fresh produce).
Don’t imagine that your agreement somehow makes you culpable for all of his overreaching opinions. It’s okay. You are, likely, still a good person. (Unless you also enjoy his fiction in which case you are going to hell. Sorry!)
If young, emerging talent of all types can’t find a foothold in this city, then it will be a city closer to Hong Kong or Abu Dhabi than to the rich fertile place it has historically been. Those places might have museums, but they don’t have culture.