Global Cauldron is Heating Up

September 16th, 2012
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boiling-cauldronEconintersect:  Remember the U.S. in the late 1960s into the early 1970s.  Well hold that image and now project it around the world.  But this time the present day U.S. seems absolutely tranquil by comparison with only a few peripheral cases of violence associated with the Occupy movements that peaked in the fall of 2011 and have been mostly off the radar since then.

Elsewhere, there are many examples of unrest, some of it with violence associated.  And some of that violence has been directed at the U.S., as in Egypt, Libya and elsewhere.

Follow up:

Here is a list of news items collected over the weekend (Egypt and Lybia omitted):

The list is not exhaustive.  Econintersect simply stopped looking.

John Lounsbury









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