Andrew Nikiforuk – The End of Growth and the Rise of Trump

The world did not end, but it changed when the United States elected a narcissistic billionaire and racist demagogue as its president.

As Albert Camus once noted, “A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.” But there is no shortage of such men in politics and commerce at the moment.

Donald Trump’s electoral victory says something significant about the declining state of the global economy as well as the steady demise of the U.S. empire and its white working class.