social unrest Archive

  • In general, tensions are rising and it presents a major political risk. He stated bluntly that “social unrest cannot be ruled out.”  Blattmann also warned that the basis of Swiss prosperity, “has long been once again called into question.” He further called upon Switzerland to arm itself.

    Head of Swiss Army Sees Rising Civil Unrest & Calls Upon the Country to Arm Itself

    In general, tensions are rising and it presents a major political risk. He stated bluntly that “social unrest cannot be ruled out.” Blattmann also warned that the basis of Swiss prosperity, “has long been once again called into question.” He further called upon Switzerland to arm itself.

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  • This is nothing new; throughout history whenever people have struggled to put food on the table for their families, social unrest has been a common consequence. The French Revolution is a classic example; after decades of unsustainable fiscal and monetary practices that wrecked the French economy, the harvest season and subsequent winter of 1788 were particularly harsh. People went hungry, and it ultimately started the revolution.

    Two no-brainer ways to play rising food prices

    This is nothing new; throughout history whenever people have struggled to put food on the table for their families, social unrest has been a common consequence. The French Revolution is a classic example; after decades of unsustainable fiscal and monetary practices that wrecked the French economy, the harvest season and subsequent winter of 1788 were particularly harsh. People went hungry, and it ultimately started the revolution.

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