A Brief History of the Future: A Brave and Controversial by Jacques Attali,Jeremy Leggatt

By Jacques Attali,Jeremy Leggatt

What will planet Earth be like in two decades? At mid-century? within the 12 months 2100? Prescient and convincing, this booklet is a must-read for somebody occupied with the long run. by no means has the realm provided extra promise for the longer term and been extra fraught with risks. Attali anticipates an unraveling of yank hegemony as transnational firms sever the binds linking unfastened company to democracy. global tensions might be primed for bad war for assets and dominance. the final word query is: do we go away our youngsters and grandchildren an international that isn't in basic terms manageable yet greater, or during this nuclear global bequeath to them a planet that would be a dwelling hell? both method, he warns, the time to behave is now.

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