Thursday, September 15, 2011

Gerald Celente: “Things Are Going to Get Much Worse…Society Is Breaking Down”

Source: Yahoo Daily Ticker
Date: 9/15/2011
by: Aaron Task


The government this week reported the U.S. poverty rate has risen to 15.1%, the highest since 1993, while 22% of children are living below the poverty line. Meanwhile, average median U.S. income fell 2.3% to $49,445, roughly 7% below the 1999 peak and a level not seen since 1996 on an inflation-adjusted basis. (See: As America's Middle Class Shrinks, P&G Adopts "Hourglass" Strategy)
If you think that's bad, just listen to what trend watcher Gerald Celente has to say in the accompanying video.
"Things are going to get much worse," Celente says. "Society is breaking down on every level: socially, economically, politically and it's not just the U.S. It's worldwide."
Celente believes the globe is following a similar path to what occurred after the 1929 crash: Severe economic contraction, followed by currency wars, trade wars and, ultimately, armed conflict.
Currency wars have already started he said, citing the recent decision by the Swiss National Bank to peg the Swiss franc to the euro.
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