With stiff international and intergenerational competition for work, will the world be more or less stable in the years ahead? Explore the way our bloggers from around the world think about the future of work in their regions!
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Generation Screwed: Why There Are No Jobs for Young People
Young people in the “wealthy” countries of the world are increasingly coming of age only to find there is no decent work for them. The decline of the media industry and the business practices of innovative IT giants like Apple showcase how globalization and new technologies, while likely increasing overall […]
A Zero-Sum Game?
Rapid globalization makes competition for land, raw materials and other resources intense. When the stakes are so high, can rural, indigenous peoples and urban, industrialized communities both benefit from resource extraction? Or is this situation a zero-sum game?
“Megatrends in Global Interaction” Presented at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2012) – The Global Futures Project introduced its recently published Megatrends in Global Interaction at a symposium at Washington, DC’s Gallaudet University, the world’s only university dedicated to serving the needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. The event brought the research of the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Global […]
The OG provide a Welcome Break from Political Infighting
On August 5th, the Romanian gymnast Sandra Izbaşa won the Women’s Vault Final at the London Olympics 2012 (Bogdan Maran/BPA Images ) Year in, year out, they train up for to 12 hours a day, they run, they jump, they backflip. And the better they do it, the closer they […]