Sunday, February 8, 2009
The head of the World Trade Organization is warning of financial crash-induced unrest.
As quoted by AFP:
He joins many others in warning that the economic crisis could lead to food riots, unrest or even revolution, including:
The global economic crisis could trigger political unrest equal to that seen during the 1930s, the head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said in a German newspaper interview Saturday.
"The crisis today is spreading even faster (than the Great Depression) and affects more countries at the same time," Pascal Lamy told the Die Welt newspaper.***
"This crisis weighs heavily on politics and puts peace in danger," he said.
- The head of the International Monetary Fund
- Senator Christopher Dodd
- Leading economist Nouriel Roubini
- Top trend researcher Gerald Calente