Civil War II – The Cost of Trading Down

Over the last 52 years I have been involved in global economic activity, mostly while residing either on US or British soil. During that time I  have never seen quite as much polarity in the USA or in the UK. It’s like Civil War II. Why? Boris Johnson Donald...

Less Money – More Food – Poorer Health

Here is how an economic trend have dramatic impacts on our health. I have a friend who lived many years in China.  His wife’s parents were among the bourgeoisie who were deported from the city and sent to the country side to be “reeducated”.   Her...

How to Rise from the Fall

Here is a way to avoid “Trading Down” and moving up instead. Merri and I love our life on the farm, growing our own vegetables and fruit, raising trout, living the simple quiet life and sharing it with others via AIRBNB. We are enjoying life more as the...

The Perfect Pension

The old economics of depending on life long  jobs, pensions and Social Security are on the run. The technology driven global economy, demographics and debt are making the past economic thinking and promises suspect. Job opportunities change more rapidly in the new...

Civil War II – Another Reason for Trading Down

Over the last 50 years ( as of May 2016) I have been involved in global economic activity while residing either on US or British soil.  During that time I  have never seen quite as much polarity in the USA or in the UK.  It’s like Civil War II.  Why? Boris...