by Chris Martenson
In the UK, the media is chalking up the energy crisis to consumer panic buying and truck driver shortages, but this blames everyday citizens for what is actually a much deeper structural problem and bungling executed by government policies. A more accurate explanation acknowledges the origins of the current energy crisis in a predictable outcome of the failure to invest in the production of oil and supply stability during the COVID-19 mismanagement and shutdowns.
While the governing elite will have you believe the crisis is as ‘transitory’ as the inflation they themselves create through central bankers’ monetary policies, it would be foolish to take them at their word. A major economic shock is guaranteed at this point in the story—one that will disproportionately impact the middle and lower classes.
Watch this [September 28, 2021] video to have your eyes opened to the reality that ‘energy is everything’ and come over to PeakProsperity to learn more about how we might create energy resilient societies that safeguard human flourishing for everyone, not just the ultra-wealthy.