Why The US Is Headed into Its Fourth Turning
The comments below are an edited and abridged synopsis of an article by Doug Casey
International Man hosts an interview with Doug Casey, investor, author and founder of Casey Research.
1. The economic, political, social and cultural situation seems to be increasingly volatile in the US and the west; is this unique, or part of a recurring historical cycle. Is it part of the recurring generational cycles that have occurred throughout American history, as detailed in Strauss and Howe’s book The Fourth Turning?
2. Where are we in the generational cycle—are we moving into the fourth turning and heading for a crisis?
3. What happens after a crisis; is there a positive way forward?