Paper: Global Strategic Trends out of 2045

It’s better to wait a couple years in my experience, makes the silly predictions stick out better.

GST does not attempt to predict the future, it cannot. Rather, it describes those phenomena that could have a significant impact on the future and combines these differing perspectives to produce a multifaceted picture of possible outcomes.

Translation: We’re going to pretend we aren’t direct agents in this equation and cover strategy to do whatever we want and afterwards call it inevitable, because trends are magic.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/global-strategic-trends-out-to-2045

PDF at
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/348164/20140821_DCDC_GST_5_Web_Secured.pdf

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I’m quietly confident about Britain’s chances in Europe and Europe in general. Everyone else has a worse hand, it seems. We’re fine, considering.

Do I need to hand-hold or can you grasp it firmly yourselves?

It includes practically every topic I touch upon, just this past week for example…

A declining working population coupled with increasing welfare costs are likely to lead to the retirement age increasing (as has happened in some developed countries). For some governments, a rising welfare burden is likely to lead to them re-evaluating how they provide social welfare. In societies with an ageing working population, older people are likely to hold an increased proportion of positions with authority and influence which, if not managed effectively, could disenfranchise the younger generation. Compounding this, young people may feel frustrated at the increasing cost of supporting a growing elderly population, particularly if they believe they have been disadvantaged by their elders.

Viva la revolution.

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