May 19, 2024
We were promised that leaving with “no deal” would cause economic chaos. Now we have a real crisis and it has nothing whatsoever to do with leaving the EU. There is a lesson here.
More worrying is Italy. Italian national debt is 134% of GDP and amounts to 2.5 trillion Euros. 10% of Italians are unemployed. What will quarantining the whole country do to that?
More worrying is Italy. Italian national debt is 134% of GDP and amounts to 2.5 trillion Euros. 10% of Italians are unemployed. What will quarantining the whole country do to that?

We were promised that there would be an economic crisis if we voted to leave the EU. For three years our politicians argued with the EU and among themselves about little else. We were promised that leaving with “no deal” would cause economic chaos. Now we have a real crisis and it has nothing whatsoever to do with leaving the EU. There is a lesson here.

Our bodies are fragile. I tripped and fell the other week and broke my glasses. I ended up with cut hands and a few scratches. It could have been worse. Out of the class I went to school with some will no doubt have died in accidents, some will have died because of diseases, but most probably survive. Some people have a heart attack when they are forty-five some live to be one hundred. Who can tell when we see a small baby what will happen to it? There isn’t a lot of point worrying about things we can’t control or foresee.

It’s like the debate about the EU anyway. If you worry too much about a virus and every dire threat of death and doom, you may find yourself hit by a car instead. Look both ways and wash your hands, but otherwise carry on as normal.

The crisis is twofold. A lot of people are going to get ill, some will die, but most will survive. All we can do is follow the sensible advice coming from the Government and hope for the best. The bigger crisis is economic.

There are going to be a lot of flights cancelled in the coming months. A lot of holidays are not going to be taken. A lot of people are going to work from home or else sit at home doing nothing much if they self-isolate and cannot work.

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See Also:

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(3) Brexit LIVE: EU could cancel Brexit talks as coronavirus outbreak sweeps Europe

(4) FTSE crisis: Market PLUMMETS in chaotic opening – coronavirus pandemic sparks global panic

(5) Donald Trump bans all travel from Europe for 30 days- but NOT UK- in coronavirus crackdown

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