1/ In @RayDalio's perspective, we are at the very late stages of the long term debt cycle. These long term debt cycles typically take 50-75 years to play out. This cycle began in 1945 when World War II ended and we began the US dollar-dominated world order.

2/ In the words of @RayDalio, "Right now, the world’s major central banks have the least fuel in their tanks since the late 1930s so are now in the later stages of the long-term debt cycle. Because they come along about once in a lifetime most people aren’t aware of them."
3/ Central banks have spent the last decade in a race to see who could devalue their currency the fastest. Near 0% interest rates have meant increased printing of the dollar, euro, and yen. Central banks no longer have the ability to tighten credit so they print money.
4/ Being towards the later stages of the long-term debt cycle there is a global sovereign debt bubble similar to what we saw in the 20's & 30's. In 2019, global debt-to-gdp hit 322% with total debt reaching a new all-time high of $253 Trillion.
5/ The wealth gap has also expanded to levels last seen in the 30's. Historically, inequality and large wealth gaps have eventually led to dire consequences. Periods of conflict and social unrest often marked by taxes, revolutions, or wars.
6/ As unrest spreads, the corporate media will find ways to get Americans to point the finger at one another. To divide us by race, religion, politics, class, etc. But it's important to remember that a broad systemic debt cycle lies beneath the surface of this social unrest.
7/ The years of anger & social unrest have only made their way onto the streets after decades of the bottom 300,000,000 Americans losing their wealth to the top 330,000 Americans. And after decades of CEO pay skyrocketing as fast as the homeless populations rose in LA & NY.
8/ In a capitalist society, this unrest manifest in mistrust of institutions which no longer serve the "common people"; government, media, banks, etc. The "common people" vote against the "elite establishment" thus you get the rise of Brexit & President @realDonaldTrump.
9/ Covid-19 stomped on the gas pedal of all of these systemic problems. The fed printed more money in three months ($4.3 Trillion) of covid-19 than it did in the seven years following the 2008 financial crisis. The wealthiest got even wealthier while the poorest got even poorer.
10/ The corporate media will turn us against one another while using the virus as a scapegoat. Remember, the virus did not make the debt bubble & we did not create social unrest. Nonetheless, as Americans, we are all in this same boat facing the end of this long-term debt cycle.

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1. People who say we are emulating the Western model of agriculture are way off with this assumption. The process of primitive accumulation, the alienation of their people from their land and the way these 'first-world' countries have pushed their people into Industrial sector +

+ was a merciless phase.
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+ high. Still, it is our utter failure from the beginning that we have not been able to incentivize the movement of our people to other lucrative sectors.

2. This brings us to the another point of providing MSP on all the commodities and the demand side of the issue that we+

+ conveniently ignore. Here's the thing, Food prices in India have about 65-70% weight in calculating the Consumer Price Index and 25-30% of wholesale price index. These indices affect the general price level in the economy i.e. the inflation. If MSP is offered on all the+

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