Previous studies have found that health improved during economic downturns, possibly because unemployment meant fewer funds available for behaviors that could harm health, like excessive drinking. But new research has suggested the opposite may be true.
Nigeria, suffering from economic and political corruption, has been the target of extremism for some time and now, according to strategic intelligence resources, the country is a target for Taliban takeover with the country’s oil reserves at risk.
Another sign of a failing economy is the number of pets that are being abandoned by their owners. Some are just left behind as their owners move away. Some are taken to animal shelters that are feeling the burden of pets that no longer have a home.