You won’t see cell phones or personal computers much in movies or TV shows until the late 1990s because most people didn’t own them. Of course, most people didn’t need them either. If you couldn’t afford a “home phone” – payphones usually weren’t hard to find. Anyone who needed to be “on-call” – like doctors – wore pagers.
If other forms of meat suddenly became too expensive, would you feed dog meat to your family instead? Sadly, this is a dilemma that many families in China are facing right now. As I reported a few days ago, one-fourth of all the pigs in the entire world have already been wiped out by African Swine Fever.
The things that I am going to share with you in this article are definitely very alarming. But if you live in a wealthy neighborhood and are always surrounded by other wealthy individuals that never have to worry about missing a meal, then some of the numbers in this article may not ring true to you.