Tag Archives: Social Unrest

Episode Two: The War in your Wallet: The Real Invisible Hand

In this podcast, Marc and Tom take a look at  a rarely discussed, structural vulnerability in advanced societies:  the payments and settlements system. We first put this system in the historical context of economic warfare, then look at some potential forms of attacks, followed by a discussion with Michelle Couturier about possible local defensive measures. Continue Reading →

The Savers versus the Takers: Potential Social Unrest

Being a saver will be punished by the takers. The Savers: Those with a savings account, a personal retirement fund, a pension fund, equity in their homes or other cash assets. The Takers:  Governments with unreasonably high debt levels, supra-international institutions such as the EU, Central Banks, and financial institutions. Reduced to its most basic, Continue Reading →