In the gilded ballroom of Hyatt’s Savoy ballroom, World War D‘s opening speaker Dr Mark Faber delivered a blunt message: the old world order is over.
‘The US reached a peak in prosperity and influence in the world in the 1950s or 1960s,’ said Faber. But since the 70s the superpower has been locked into a cycle of bubbles, busts and growing debt.
Debt, and the way it has manipulated the global economy, was the main theme of Faber’s address.
‘There are some people who claim to be economists who will tell you debts do not matter,’ Faber told the packed ballroom.
But the real story is different…. Continue reading