How Western Civilization Could Collapse

2017-11-25T14:33:58-05:00April 18th, 2017|In the Press, Societal Collapse, Societal Growth and Crisis|

by Rachel Nuwer | The political economist Benjamin Friedman once compared modern Western society to a stable bicycle whose wheels are kept spinning by economic growth. Should that forward-propelling motion slow or cease, the pillars that define our society would begin to teeter.