COVID Is a Great Scapegoat for the Pre-Existing Collapse of a Rotten Economic ‘System’
by James Howard Kunstler (James Howard Kunstler)
Western Civ’s most infamous encounter with pandemic disease, so far, was the big first wave of the Black Death that had a marathon run from 1346 to 1353. That bug was the real deal. It killed folks left and right, every age group, every social station, and it killed them ugly. Few who caught it survived. Up to half the population of Europe perished, along with a lot of their social and economic ways.