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The monthly bulletin of LEAP (European Laboratory of Political Anticipation) - 15 Jun 2021

Global political scene 2021-2025: Welcome to the “tech-politics” era

Trump was the seal of the populists’ era born in the wake of the gigantic crises of the last decade: Putin, Erdogan, Trump, Bolsonaro, Johnson… More fear than harm in the end. Yet, a new era is beginning, the nature of which Israel has just indicated, as anticipated by us: the techno-radicals are here. Enough with the extraordinary haircuts and the testosterone-male! Hello to smooth, murderous modernism! A wave of clean-cut leaders, true embodiments of ‘modernity’, is arriving. Their mission: walking over the peoples dear to the former to serve the futuristic visions of ‘neo-globalisation’.

This is the general trend, although there will of course be many exceptions and nuances. Here is a small tour of the political changes underway / upcoming in a few key countries:

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As Biden puts the kibosh on US anti-China rhetoric - by reversing Trump's actions against TikTok and WeChat, for example - our team anticipates that a far more fundamental systemic [...]

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Demographics are the “mother of change”. Indeed, the successive resizing of the global population is at the origin of the imperatives to transform the political-techno-economic systems that organise the human [...]

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