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

A Reader’s Digest of the web anticipations over 3 deadlines: 2021/22, 2025, 2030

In March 2019 our teams published a Reader’s Digest of the anticipations found on the net with the first key date of 2020 for which some analysts had announced the next global crash. A crash that did not happen (in line with our doubts in this regard). Admittedly, from the beginning of the year, Covid-19 suddenly entered our world, causing unexpected and unprecedented turbulence (one has to go back to the time of the plague to have an idea of what could look like a lockdown, closed cities and the ravages in the decimated populations), shaking the financial markets in the process, which were on the brink of a crash. But this time there was no choice but to support the economy and finances[1]. Governments, supported by central banks, did everything they could to avoid the worst. Now, in a Covid world, what about these anticipations we find all over the net? What changes has the pandemic unveiled? What are the trends and their innervations in their reading?

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Particularly three phenomena concur to the distortion of our collective understanding of reality: the economic and mobility slowdown, the collapse of information systems linked to the pandemic, and the election [...]

In our January Panorama of trends for 2021, we mentioned that the US was the main question mark on our map of the future. Part of this dark spot was [...]

2020 has been particularly difficult for the European space industry. Besides the suffering from the COVID-19 crisis, the European space economy is also suffering from several other shortcomings. Today, we [...]

Many of us have grown up in countries where access to water is taken for granted; where a constant and secure supply of clean water has become the norm. Safe [...]

It's time to update our "money digitalisation" trend. If everything has taken the direction we anticipated two years ago,   these experiments seem to have a hard time coming out [...]

- > Currencies: Landslide - > Oil: Fire-exposed - > Raw materials: Heavy stuff - > Big Tech: Turnaround in sight - > Pharma: Run away - > Beijing Olympic [...]

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