by Doug Casey, Casey Research:
Justin’s note: Imagine not being able to board a plane because you forgot to pay your water bill… or being denied access to a train because you jaywalked.
It sounds like something ripped from the pages of George Orwell’s 1984. But this will soon become reality for people living in China. That’s because the Chinese government is getting ready to roll out a social credit system.
Basically, the Chinese government will soon prevent people from accessing everyday services if they aren’t deemed “good citizens.”