The current coronavirus panic is a good moment to remember that the human population has surpassed 7 Billion, and it keeps on rising. Whatever the personal tragedies, the lockdown will probably increase the population further and faster. While we cannot colonise the Moon or another planet, our twin hopes lie in global warming and improvements in trade.
Transport, trade and taxation are the themes of the book I am currently promoting, The River of Gold. We can be sure of one thing, taxes will keep rising.
Available on Amazon worldwide, The River of Gold hit the top 20 historical-geography books on Amazon.com this week (No 17). Do visit and share your reviews if you have any comment to make.
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