15 main economic and social trends to know towards where we are going

WHY THIS BLOG?

“The boundaries of the unthinkable are exceptionally elastic”
(Claudio Borio, Bank for International Settlements).

WE ARE THEIR PRODUCT

“Fifteen years ago your Mum was the person in the world that knew you best, today are Facebook and Google” (Xavier Sirvent).

SIMMERING

“The Paris deal puts the fossil fuel industry on the wrong side of history”. (Kumi Naidoo, executive director of Greenpeace)

PENSION’s FRAUD

“Pensions: another Ponzi scheme”. From the newspapers.

POPULATION AGEING

"Spain will be in 2050 the second country in the world with the largest aging population, just behind Japan and together with South Korea".

EMERGING vs “SUBMERGED” COUNTRIES

“It is only when the tide goes out that you learn who has been swimming naked”, Warren Buffet, with regard to the recent recession affecting many of the emerging countries.

NATURAL RESOURCES

“FAO insists that present generation can eradicate the famine” (La Vanguardia 14-10-2015)

HATED GLOBALIZATION

“One may agree with the globalisation and disagree with its present course, as well as one can be in favour of the electricity and against the electric chair”. Fernando Savater.

VIVA THE GLOBALISATION!

“The main losers are those who have been left out from globalization”.
Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations.