Almost every country in the world is now reeling in DEBT.
The vast majority of individuals and families are also in debt, or they are just breaking even, and unable to save or invest for their future.
Two and a half billion people struggle just to survive every day, and around 20,000 people, mainly women and children die of hunger or preventable disease daily.
Climate change is now recognised as the biggest threat to our survival, and so this week the Presidents of the two largest global economies and two of the greediest polluters on our planet, the United States of America and China are meeting over a banquet fit for kings to discuss forging a climate change accord in Paris in December 2015.
Reports of their meeting sound similar to a game I played over twenty years ago called “Win As Much As You Can”, a study into the benefits of cooperation and competition. I propose that neither leader has heard of the game, and so has little chance of actually “winning”.
The reason I say this is because the “rules of the game” have changed, the CONTEXT that we live in now has changed, and the strategies that were used in the past only make problems worse, rather than better. Continue reading