Millions of Venezuelans have joined a general strike called by the opposition as pressure mounts on President Nicolás Maduro to cancel elections for a new constituent assembly.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has piled pressure on the Group of 20 to come up with an urgent policy response to stuttering global growth, adding to a call from the International Monetary Fund as leading finance ministers and central bankers meet in Shanghai.
It seems that every few years, there are end-of-the-world predictions that fail to materialize, much to the embarrassment of the false seers who spread and promote them. However, there is a growing sentiment among eschatologists, biblical scholars and even some secular groups that the world is in for a significant and potentially catastrophic change on or around September 23, 2015.
Alex ties together the shocking events that are hurtling us towards a worldwide meltdown. All the crucial factors are set and the moment is fast approaching.
Venezuela’s already struggling economy has been devastated by declining oil prices. In a recent article Jason Mitchell explained, “Venezuela has one of the worst managed economies on the planet and its bonds are trading at levels that suggest a default is priced in.”
Greece’s expected “no” vote in referendum sets it up to be the first country to ever to abandon the euro. It’s a big blow to the cause of European integration, perhaps the biggest in the history of the European Union.