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The October Perspective, by Leigh Oswald of Artnet Magazine

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A sense of global economic impotence grows, and we feel increasingly unable to find solutions from politicians and are collectively increasingly disillusioned with them....The stranglehold of outdated and dysfunctional political and economic philosophies, which ruthlessly persist...will...probably (and optimistically) be replaced by a more people-driven and people-centered system, with more self- and local community regulation as a key and where more collective big picture interests are prioritized, not to mention the huge explosion in technological progress that will happen and be necessitated to help save the planet.


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Meanwhile the gap between rich and poor will grow, as indeed will the global struggle for scarce resources, as environmental and climate conditions deteriorate, and in the west, a likely greater fissure between young and the longer-living old will evolve, as the young bear the brunt, in terms of economic deprivation, of the cost of the older generation's lifestyle and their advantages over the last 30 years or so. The older generation's expectations of care in their old age will also create social problems for their struggling offspring.

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