The Economy of Resilience

Originally posted on Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland :
During 2014, much of what we assumed to be reality was turned on it’s head. The great recovery of the economy turned out to be a case of a great slump in China, the economic barometer of the western world. For, if we are not buying consumer goods, it reflects in China’s economic growth. It became apparent, early on in the year, that China had cut back on it’s imports of raw materials…as for the rest, it does not take a room full of economists to work it out! Through all of this, for…