Surface calm can hide bubbling crises

‘Business-as-usual’ politics predominates at present but it is deeply bankrupt. There is some useful context here for assessing the Trump-Clinton political rhetoric (and, by extension, the EU Referendum ‘debate’ here in the UK), all of which avoid the realities of ‘overshoot’ and the need to ‘think shrink’:

 

The Boiling Pot Richard Heinberg May 28, 2016 On the surface, things appear normal. The status quo of life in America circa 2016 isn’t to everyone’s liking, but at least the system is still working after a fashion. The price of oil is going up a bit: that means…
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