An A-Z for a world which has to change.

Every crisis creates an opportunity to look back on what went before, what went wrong or what has to change. Too many people say “The world will never be the same after this crisis.” but we are afraid we too often see history repeating itself.
Too often man forget to take his roadmap or his A-to-Z with him and therefore forgets his way or even gets lost!


We need to remember that this is just one of several global crises we face and that it will not be the last one.

If it is going to change our world in profound ways, that still has to be seen in ten years time, because often by that time most people have already forgotten what went on ten years ago.

Here is a suggested A-Z of some of what we will need to draw on:

Adaptability, Basic Income, Care, Co-operation, Democracy, Economy, Equality, Food poverty, Global politics, Growth, Homelessness, Inclusion, Investment, Jobs, Knowledge, Localism, Markets, Mutuality, Nationalism, Openness, Politics, Production, Quality of life, Questioning, Rationality, Resilience, Solidarity, State, Sustainability, Trust, Universalism, Value, War, Wealth, Xenophobia, Young people, Zeitgeist.

Eddie Playfair

In the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic which threatens many lives, we need to remember that this is just one of several global crises we face which will change our world in profound ways. All these challenges require us to alter the way we think and the way we tell our story.

Here is a suggested A-Z of some of what we will need to draw on:

Adaptability: We have a tremendous capacity to adapt to changed circumstances and innovate but only as long as we feel safe and our basic needs are met. Through education, we can nurture our capacity for change but we also need to ensure that the people who face the most disruption get the most support.

Basic Income: in a crisis, it is clear how essential it is to protect every citizen’s basic income. Human welfare shouldn’t be conditional, and it shouldn’t take a…

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About Guestspeaker

A joint effort of several authors who do find that nobody can keep standing at the side and that “Everyone" must care about what is going on in today’s world. We are a bunch of people who do not mind that somebody has a totally different idea but is willing to share the ideas with others and to be Active and willing to let others understand how "today’s decisions will influence the future”. Therefore we would love to see many others to "Act today".
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