The eurozone still had an unemployment rate of 8.3 percent and more than 7 million furloughed jobs at the end of February. This is just one outcome of the EU's harsh lockdowns and regulation-caused malaise.
One of the most striking facts of world history: since about 1800, there has been an enormous increase in the average standard of living throughout the world. Before that date, almost everyone was poor, but then things changed.
During February 2021, year-over-year growth in the money supply was 39.1 percent. That makes February the eleventh month of remarkably high growth in the wake of unprecedented quantitative easing and "stimulus."
Shays' Rebellion was used by counterrevolutionaries like Alexander Hamilton to push the new centralist constitution of 1787. But Jefferson, on the contrary, concluded such uprisings were "medicine necessary for the sound health of government.”