Half a century ago, future researcher Alvin Toffler wrote in his book The Future Shock that a time would come when technological progress would be so rapid that even elites would no longer be able to comprehend and explain it.
Amid today’s global conflicts, debasement of public debate, attacks on democratic institutions, and escalating geopolitical tensions, it is hard to find much cause for hope.
Lobbyists have a negative reputation, but their influence increases. Generally and honestly speaking, the legitimacy of the democratic systems is being questioned.
Republicans and Democrats of the US House of Representatives introduce a bill over the North Korea’s nuclear program.
The ideas of socialism spread to all people in every class, with workers, farmers, and teachers becoming conscious of their rights and coming together to fight injustice.