It's less public but the overall debts are so mindboggling they can scarcely be comprehended by ordinary men. The elites have dug a trench a mile deep that civilians on the street have been deceived into thinking they could ever pay off. Nobody on this planet could ever repay these debts in a thousand lifetimes.
When you add the onset of a new Ice Age, it is obvious Europe will descend into anarchy that it will not emerge from in the near future. Already the general failure of infrastructure in this season's snows is predictive of a coming catastrophic collapse in agriculture and delivery systems. Given their fractured ethnic makeup and demographic disintegration, Vault-Co sees hellish internal civil war on the horizon one winter soon that will inevitably end in babies, the other white meat.