Well it always had to end this way: greed is not good, corruption is not good, elitism is not good, snobbery and social-climbing are not good. It's almost biblical, except that it's also just logical.
I believe we will have a future more well-adjusted to what the resources of the planet can provide, and this will see the eventual disappearance of mega-cities, amongst other too-high-tech creations, but the interim period is going to be very, very volatile - unless the Chinese have already thought of that, and can put in place the Global Settlements plan swiftly and painlessly.
De toute façon, they have had enough of the Gordon Gecko's of this world, and all of those people who have a deep-seated white supremacist world-view are about to get a rude awakening. George Carlin was right, we shouldn't have kept killing the 'brown people'. Revenge must taste sweet.
Gold: $1516. Silver: $48.84. Oil: $112.70 as of 0721 Monday April 25th.
And here's why: