It is that time of the year again! When the almost annual "ritual" of raising the Debt Ceiling crops up in the United States, with each passing year adding yet another layer of "uncertainty". Indeed, ever since the Republicans became the party of "obstruction" for the sake of obstruction and gave up all "pretences" of … Continue reading Wall Street Is Beginning To “Fret” Over The Debt Ceiling! It Should Be, As This “Drama” Can “Tear” The Global Economy Apart!
Is the global elite "tiring" us into perpetual servitude and submission? Sample this, and our modern always-on lives leave us all "overwhelmed" and feeling "blue". Technology has turned us into "junkies" and "enslaved" us to the point where we can't imagine a day (read not even an hour) without checking our Smartphones. The pandemic worsened … Continue reading Is The Global Elite “Tiring” Us All Into Perpetual Servitude And Submission?
The world is perhaps in the most "dangerous moment" since the Second World War. With battlelines drawn between the West and Russia in Ukraine, where Putin threatens a "nuclear winter", and between the US and China over Taiwan, where Xi is "flexing his muscles", what could go wrong? Plenty, if you were to ask me, … Continue reading Nuclear, Cold (War) Winter Ahead! Why The World Is In The Most “Dangerous” Moment Since The Second World War!
Ever since the United States unilaterally pulled out of the Gold Standard, thereby "delinking" the creation of money underpinned by a physical asset, the ensuing neoliberal economic model of ordering societies has held sway over not only the West but also in large swathes of the developing world. While the merits and demerits of whether … Continue reading The Great Unraveling! How Five Decades Of Economic And Financial “Excesses” Have Reached A Tipping Point And Threaten Our Collective Future
Pandemic Lessons As the saying goes, time is the greatest healer. With the pandemic receding from the public consciousness, it is easy to forget the trauma, the suffering, the incalculable loss of lives, and equally calculable disruptions to livelihoods caused. Indeed, more so when nations worldwide have almost accepted the Coronavirus much like the common … Continue reading Lest We Forget! 5 Pandemic Lessons We Learnt About Work, Life, And The World We Live In!
Ok! Donald Trump said it first! The Global Economy is headed into a New Great Depression! At a rally in Arizona last night, Trump "predicted" that the US Economy is approaching levels of distress not seen since the 1930s when the Great Depression eviscerated the nation. While I do not intend to debate the merits … Continue reading Ok! Donald Trump Said It First! A Moron’s Guide To The Looming Depression Ahead For The Global Economy.
Anybody who has not returned from another planet would have noticed the scenes of anarchy and chaos streaming from our neighbour, Srilanka, which has not only declared bankruptcy but is also close to complete collapse. If this were not enough, there is every chance that several other countries, especially in the developing world, or, what … Continue reading Shock Doctrine!! How The Double Whammy Shocks Of Pandemic And Putin Can Lead To A Global Reset, Or, More Anarchy And Chaos
How to make sense of the present "global zaniness" that defies rational explanations and answers based on logic and facts. Why does the world seem so confusing and puzzling to decipher? On the one hand, the West W(the United States and its European allies) "provoked" Russia to such an extent that Vladimir Putin took the … Continue reading What If The Endgame For The Present Zaniness Is That There Is No Endgame And More Zaniness?
Investors beware, the global economy is flying into turbulence and with a near-constant stream of bad news from around the world, this is the time to be cautious with your money. I have curated the Top 5 Trends that can impact the global economy this month and beyond, which provide insights into what can affect … Continue reading Investors Beware!! Here Are The 5 Trends That Can Cause Havoc In The Global Economy
Breaking news coming in about India banning wheat exports, just days after setting "ambitious" trade goals and targets for the coming year. According to news outlets, this sudden decision is based on the reports of a drastic fall in wheat production, and foodgrains in general, mainly due to the heatwave sweeping North India. This is … Continue reading India Bans Wheat Exports Days After Setting “Ambitious” Trade Targets!! Will Atmanirbharta save the Indian Economy??