Doesn’t the death of the world’s reserve currency demand more in-depth journalism then that?
Isn´t the fact that countries - already before the Bernie´s latest lunacy - started to write deals in other currencies, worth mentioning?
And what about the fact that several key commodities, oil in particular, is valued and traded in dollars today, isn´t that at least worthy of a few pages of analysis?
We´re witnessing the death of America. Right now. And that’s just one and a half of a page in papers and a few comments in passing just before the weather forecast?
Enormous news like this should fill half the paper, or have its own special edition.
There should be extra broadcasting for hours of analyzing and debating.
Every single economist on the planet should go out in mass with “the end is nigh”-signs.
We should start building fall-out shelters.
Seriously. It is that big. That important!
No news since the end of World War II comes even close to this magnitude of impact on our societies.
But yea, relax. Sit back and have another beer. There is probably a new episode of American Idol coming up soon. And besides, isn´t your foot itching? Need to scratch… oh... Where was I? … no idea.. uh, just forget it… ahhh… nice comfy chair…
Where is that darn remote… don´t tell me I need to get up to find it…