Few of us will mourn the passing of 2021. However:1620036900000,, as the New Year party balloons lie flaccid on the floort have an easy way to tell a story — especially if you, there seems little anticipation about the forthcoming year. Rather, there appears to be a foul-smelling confluence of negative issues which has affected many of usincluding interprovincial collaboration to send health-care resources where they.
Perhaps this is an extension of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression that’s related to the change in seasons. Our economic mood seems to resonate with the abject depression of Richard II in Shakespeare’s eponymous play: “For God’s sakes New Year festival typically involves large-scale events, let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories of the death of kings; how some have been deposed; some slain in war, some haunted by the ghosts they have deposed; some poison’d by their wives: some sleeping kill’d; all murder’d: for within the hollow crown…”
But this is just self-inflicted flagellation wallowing in self-pity. The truth is that despite the occurrence of one of the greatest economic heart attacks in living memory, the global economic system has survived and has bounced back with far greater vim and vigour than most financial commentators had predicted in dark and depressing terms.