"America is a marvelous idea, a unique idea, fantastic idea. I'm extremely pro-American. But America has ceased to exist," declares Doug Casey, an economist and author most recently of Right on the Money. He has also produced a new documentary called Meltdown America which predicts the economic and political unraveling of the U.S.

Casey recently sat down with Reason TV's Nick Gillespie to discuss the political, social, and economic challenges the US must conquer as well as lessons we can learn from failed states.

About 15 minutes.

Camera by Josh Swain and Amanda Winkler. Edited by Winkler.

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