The headlines come and go but the long-term challenges the Western world faces continue to fester, like worms in an apple, slowly entrenching their rot below the shiny surface.
Governments continue to expand their mandates into previously unthought of domains.
This creeping socialism creates a bloated state and looming debt crises, such as we’ve seen in Greece.
Massive, unfunded pension liabilities bubble below the surface in too many countries.
This trend affects our collective psyche.