The Great Release
The Rise of Trump and the End of U.S. Hegemony
Rising populism and the election of President Trump are symptoms of massive irresilience that has been building in the U.S.-led world state since 1945, and may reflect the end of the fourth cycle of economic hegemony of the past 800 years. The Great Recession of 2008 was just a tremor. As we wind toward the coming global breakdown–a great release that is beginning to force innovation, turmoil and threat of regression across every aspect of our lives–we desperately need leaders with the whole-systems, integrative thinking who can guide us to a deliberately-developmental world.