- VGI remember trawling through the internet in late 2007 and coming across stark warning of a great economic crisis that would bring the world to the brink of war.
I was alarmed because l saw my dreams crumble before they had begun. Suddenly the implementation of my goals got a thousand times difficult.
When Lehmann Brothers collapsed my worst fears were confirmed. Even though l am a third worlder l was aware that the future had taken a turn. An unfavorable turn.
I had naively assumed that world leaders in politics and business would avoid another world war and economic depression but post 9/11 events shattered that simplicity.
The drums of war are beating louder in the midst of dramatic technological transformation that will result in hyper societal exclusion
The truth is that the hollowing out of America’s middle class has happened in the third world. Tax evasion by corporations happens all over the world. Maybe the world will understand the challenge poor people have in the face of a criminal alliance between TNCs and politicians
The aide said that guys like me were “in what we call the reality-based community,” which he defined as people who “believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.” … “That’s not the way the world really works anymore,” he continued. “We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you’re studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we’ll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that’s how things will sort out. We’re history’s actors…and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do” https://www.worldcat.org/issn/0028-7822
One of the reasons that enabled Trump to ascend to the top echelon of America Inc is the
unjust global economic system.
Whilst in times past the effects were largely constrained to an unsophisticated third world, they are now also