It’s the assertion that the world after the crisis, globalized but fragmented between rival blocs, interconnected, densly populated, subject to growing dangers coming into focus, climate risks, health risks, etc…, cannot be managed like the world was in previous centuries. It’s not so much the ennemies who are the twenty-first century threats, but the common problems for which we do not supply the means to find common solutions. Based on this analysis, one can only innovate in terms of international relations and build a new global governance, or continue as if nothing had changed and make future generations pay a terrible price.
This is how Franck Biancheri already called on us in 2010 to prepare for the global pandemic we are experiencing today by anticipating the paradigm shifts implied by the new century:
World crisis, the path to the world afterwards. Europe and the world in the decade from 2010 to 2020 (December 2010) – Available here: Editions ANTICIPOLIS