About this Episode:
A reflection on key social developments since the 1960s that have led to the current global crisis, including transnational networks, new methods of warfare, a collapsing economic system and the deployment of desperate measures in an attempt to preserve the wealth and power of the old paradigm.
Recorded on 17th December, 2021 in Byron Bay, Australia.
Links and resources
The Limits to Growth Report (Wikipedia) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Limits_to_Growth
Interfutures: Facing the Future – Mastering the Probable and Managing the Unpredictable (Report) https://www.oecd.org/futures/35393713.pdf
Matthias Schmelzer, 2017: ‘Born in the corridors of the OECD’: the forgotten origins of the Club of Rome, transnational networks, and the 1970s in global history (Article) https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Matthias-Schmelzer/publication/313483535_%27Born_in_the_corridors_of_the_OECD%27_The_forgotten_origins_of_the_Club_of_Rome_transnational_networks_and_the_1970s_in_global_history/links/5b758048a6fdcc87df810ea1/Born-in-the-corridors-of-the-OECD-The-forgotten-origins-of-the-Club-of-Rome-transnational-networks-and-the-1970s-in-global-history.pdf
The Guardian: They’re called the Good Club – and they want to save the world (Article) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/may/31/new-york-billionaire-philanthropists
Paul Schreyer: Pandemic simulation games – Preparation for a new era? (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3WUv5SV5Hg
Armstrong Economics (Website) https://www.armstrongeconomics.com
Fabio Vighi: Critical Theory and the Crisis of Contemporary Capitalism (Book) https://books.google.com.au/books?hl=en&lr=&id=EmEBCAAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PR3&ots=0_wx1slgnX&sig=KP2uoumgC0gxAOAoFTj0kznKJtU#v=onepage&q&f=false
Fabio Vighi: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy – Systemic Collapse and Pandemic Simulation (Article) https://thephilosophicalsalon.com/a-self-fulfilling-prophecy-systemic-collapse-and-pandemic-simulation/?fbclid=IwAR2i9mA1b-WKQe9u3TqohNFlcQm1Ktbntn238HTicJd_TlGuYdeGQYVxqHY&utm_source=pocket_mylist
François du Cluzel (NATO): Cognitive Warfare (Report) https://www.innovationhub-act.org/sites/default/files/2021-01/20210122_CW%20Final.pdf
Reuters: EXCLUSIVE IMF, 10 countries simulate cyberattack on global financial system (Article) https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/exclusive-imf-10-countries-simulate-cyber-attack-global-financial-system-2021-12-09/