What happens to countries whose principal unfair competitive advantage is lowest cost labor willing to accept minimal living and working conditions IF they suffer a major population die off from a pandemic? Consider the possibility of a pandemic in combination with inadequate water supplies for soils utterly depleted by industrial agriculture? The soils problem becomes more severe as both peak phosphorus and peak oil take hold. Death from starvation and pandemic may be the unintended future for billions.
Thursday 24 Dec 2009