All Depressions Are Not Created Equal

The last great depression is unfolding around us all right now; there will be none like it in history; in peace

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Source: Alt-Market.com, by Tom Chatham

This article was written by Tom Chatham and originally published at Project Chesapeake

It has been said that history may not repeat but it sometimes rhymes. Just as the generals always seem to fight the last war people seem to prepare for the last depression. Times change and the mechanism that leads to misfortune changes with it. Looking at the past may not give us the clear answer to how to deal with the future but it can help us to determine what might happen and how to deal with it when the time comes.

We always look at the last incident because that is what we know. The problem is that social and economic conditions are always changing and they have a major impact on how things unfold. When people hear that they should prepare for another great depression they immediately think about…

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