If we’re diligent enough to study history and analyze the present, we can identify the fundamental ingredients of a crisis in the making.
In the early stages of prosperity, those who create the wealth are revered, as the goods and services they create benefit all, even those who may be less ambitious or less imaginative and may never become business leaders themselves.
After an unsettling 2020, we interviewed Jeff to get his take on where we’ve been and what the future might hold.
Although collectivism in all its guises socialism, communism, fascism, etc. has proven to be an utter failure wherever it has been implemented.
In any country, during prosperous times, the great majority of people go to work each day with the understanding that productivity results in an improved life. Even for those of humble means, the existence of prosperity around them is a daily assurance that, if you work hard and/or work smart, your life will steadily improve.
In the 2018 US general election, a spate of liberal candidates appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, each making dramatic promises for a more collectivist US.
By Jeff Thomas, Feature Writer for Doug Casey’s International Man and Strategic Wealth Preservation Recently, I penned an article entitled, “A Chicken in Every Pot”, which described the reasons why countries that have delved into collectivism are likely to slide further down the slippery slope, once it’s addictive qualities have been introduced to the brain.…