This article was written by Shaun Bradley and originally published at The Anti-Media.org.
Editor’s Comment: No one knows how much longer they can prop up the system and keep appearances. But one thing that is undeniable is how deep the financial crisis really goes. Nearly every Western nation is much more fragile than it appears on the surface; the exposure to derivatives, and the unsustainable system is headed for disaster – and there is no way to contain, stop or “fix” it.
Unfortunately, the perpetrators who have set us up for a fall are likely to escape in their golden parachutes before the disaster hits, and devastation spreads rapidly deep into the fabric of society. What is now a difficult time can and likely