21/01/2016

The U.S. Is At The Center Of The Global Economic Meltdown by Brandon Smith (must read)

I often read articles and watch interviews that I concur with completely.  Brandon's article is worth your time as I agree with everything he outlines. I appreciate the time and effort Brandon puts into educating the public.

"Unlike the Great Depression, social crisis will eventually eclipse economic crisis in the U.S. That is to say, our society today is so unequipped to deal with a financial collapse that the event will inevitably trigger cultural upheaval and violent internal conflict. In the 1930s, nearly 50% of the American population was rural. Farmers made up 21% of the labor force. Today, only 20% of the population is rural. Less than 2% work in farming and agriculture. That’s a rather dramatic shift from a more independent and knowledgeable land-utilizing society to a far more helpless and hapless consumer-based system."

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