The World Makes a Sharp U-Turn: Money and Politics 2016
Melissa Tandiwe Myambo
2016 was a year of cataclysmic events, great instability and an Us Over Them-type of revanchist politics.
I don’t know what happened in your personal life but on the macro level, this was a year in which the world made a sharp U-turn, rejecting the trends of the last 70 years and the entire post-World War II world order.
A global snapshot must necessarily leave out most of the world. But let’s focus in on some of the massive car crashes caused by the U-turns enacted by politicians and millions and millions of voters. The value of money and progressive political trends are the most severely wounded victims.