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So we can really, really get on all this economic doom and gloom.
The rest of us wouldn't have to sit through the endless threads.
It's a social board and discussing key global issues during a time of political and economical change is something that many members of this board are happy to contribute to, start up, learn about etc. I mean, the up and coming American elections are very tied up to what's going on in this complicated mess. I agree that there is a lot of two bit pop psychology (including myself - I'm not professing to be an expert and whilst I understand the issues it's so damned complicated and intertwined and interlinked I find it difficult to relay back sometimes - but that's just me).
It will be really interesting to hear about what happens to people who sit there and say 'this recession doesn't have anything to do with me - it's a rich person's issue' when their rent goes up due to their landlords being in negative equity or even possibly having their homes repossesed because they unable to repay steeped up mortages. Or when the companies that they work for go out of business because they don't have clients who can afford to pay the retainers… Or when they may not have a job (unemployment is going to increase more and more), or when they find they are eating shit food because the price of food has sky rocketed due to issues with international trade… (okay, worse case scenario but its' already happening).
Not trying to scare monger, but you know, in case you haven't noticed, the world's economy is hanging on by thin threads of saliva in some instances.. so backlash really just makes certain people look like prize dicks.
Not having a direct go at you, of course.. Just making a general statement. An economics board would be better than say, a Mackabees board. I agree!
That's kind of it from me and my two penny's worth.
Or so I read - mine hasn't been increased since January but loads of people, reluctant to buy or having had their home reposessed, have moved back into the rental market pushing up prices...