The Vulnerability of Elites - Geopolitical Risk in 2013Submitted by go213mph on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:12
This is a very interesting read all the way through. Its an 8 page report from the World Economic Forum. The people in power all over the globe are clearly aware that the masses are waking up...and they don't seem to know for sure how to deal with it.
Leaders of all kinds are becoming more vulnerable to their constituents, generating more reactive and short-term governance. Whether one looks at the dismal approval ratings of the U.S. Congress or the impact that more open flows of information is having on the Chinese ruling elite, it is clear that people are becoming more and more uninspired by their governments. When it comes to unemployment, the widening disparity of wealth, or environmental degradation,highly complex or even intractable issues set politicians up for failure in the eyes of their constituents.
Download 8 page .pdf here:
"The Vulnerability of Elites – 2013"