A Brief History of the Future: A Brave and Controversial by Jacques Attali,Jeremy Leggatt

By Jacques Attali,Jeremy Leggatt

What will planet Earth be like in two decades? At mid-century? within the 12 months 2100? Prescient and convincing, this publication is a must-read for someone thinking about the longer term. by no means has the area provided extra promise for the longer term and been extra fraught with hazards. Attali anticipates an unraveling of yankee hegemony as transnational agencies sever the binds linking unfastened company to democracy. international tensions can be primed for bad battle for assets and dominance. the last word query is: do we go away our kids and grandchildren an international that's not purely potential yet greater, or during this nuclear international bequeath to them a planet that would be a dwelling hell? both manner, he warns, the time to behave is now.

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