What will the world look like in 2050? 2070? 2100? It’s impossible to say for sure, especially since the collective impacts of human civilization have altered the state of the world at unprecedented scales. We stand at a cross-roads with an uncertain future. And we have important decisions to make.
In this post, I’d like to suggest a promising path that lies before us. It is a road we can travel down if enough of us choose to do so. Imagine if the major social movements of the world — sustainability, global justice, world federalism, corporation reform, open collaboration, and social finance — were to congeal into a new way of being. There are trends that suggest this is already happening. We can help amplify this convergence. Or we can suppress it. Continue reading “A Global Convergence of Social Movements?” »