I think the price of oil is one of a number of symbolically potent measurements on the horizon. With the price of oil continuing to rise, plus a weak dollar and United States domestic unease, I have to ask, what can ordinary people do?
I'm leaving that very vague and open-ended. Feel free to comment. Please describe what you think might be the cause and effect of this anxiety, whether you think it is valid or not, and what might be done.