The Pandemics Impact On Our Food Supply

My Comments: As per a geo-strategist I used follow until he stopped delivering daily posts, Dr. Thomas P. M. Barnet, the US was poised to continue it's role as the most secure food source on the planet. We've long been aware of populations across the globe with serious hunger issues, sometimes extreme hunger. It might …

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A Death Sentence For Restaurants?

My Comments: If you're like us, you enjoy a pleasant evening from time to time at a local restaurant. And if you're like us, that's not happened for the past several weeks, because they're temporarily closed and we're instructed to stay at home. The longer this CV pandemic lasts, the more likely our favorite restaurants …

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The Coronavirus Recession Will Be Deeper and Faster Than the Financial Crisis. Why That Matters.

My Comments: Parallels are being drawn between the economic disaster now unfolding with other financial crises in the past. Some say it'll be over soon and others suggest the effects will last for decades. The writer below talks about this "recession" being a V shape recession. That translates to one where the downstroke is sharply …

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Our Changing Values

A few years ago, I became aware that once every 70 - 90 years here in the US, we’ve experienced a dramatic social upheaval. Society gets completely turned on it’s head and societal norms get re-evaluated. Each time it happened, we remain the same nation but find ourselves in a new framework. It’s happening again. …

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Corporate Bailouts?

Robert Reich, the Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997, is a well known liberal economist and lawyer. He brought to my attention yesterday, moves being taken by the current administration in support of American industries. I’m of mixed mind about what’s being proposed. Yes, it’s true that right now the US economy is headed …

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Economics 101 and The Virus

My Comments: By now most of us are feeling shut in and wondering if this chaos is ever going to end. And by that I mean not only the virus part but the political part as well. Talk about bottomless pits. Meanwhile, the stock and bond markets have tanked, many people are freaking out, with …

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The Butterfly Effect

My Comments: When these words appeared from Scott Minerd just last Monday, they described a world that, five days later, is very different. That’s hard to get your mind around. Virtually all of us across the planet are now resigned to a complete disruption of our normal lives for the next several months. Perhaps if …

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