Unfortunately, most Americans still don’t understand the fundamental transformation that is happening to our society and they still believe that our leaders will be able to return things to “normal” eventually.

Retail stores are being shut down at a staggering rate all over the country. Everywhere around us, “space available” signs are going up on buildings that were once considered to be prime commercial real estate. f someone tries to convince you that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just show them this article and ask them why so many once prosperous businesses are closing. Needless to say, they will not be able to win the argument after that.