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Last week’s summary: In 2012 EVT, in Everstate (the ideal-type corresponding to our very real countries created to foresee the future of the modern nation-state), people seek security as they increasingly feel the negative impact of various pressures and threats on their life. Henceforth they turn to their political authorities and even start trying to compel them to provide this security. Through those actions, Everstatans start to remember that, as part of the nation, they are also rulers of Everstate. Yet, the situation is growing worse because the tasks of governance have grown more complex while the governing system and the polity are not yet adapted to the new conditions. (The reader can click on each picture to see a larger version in a new tab). Deepening budget … Continue reading 2012 EVT: Budget Deficit and Liquidity (The Chronicles of Everstate)

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Last week’s summary: In 2012 EVT, in Everstate (the ideal-type corresponding to our very real countries created to foresee the future of the modern nation-state), the population’s discontent increases – and is bound to continue to do so – as a result of various pressures and threats, most of them inevitable, imperfectly identified, and not understood. Indeed, Everstatans feel both directly and indirectly the impact of those pressures, which affect their sense of security and thus generate discontent. (The reader can click on each picture to see a larger version in a new tab). Everstatans seek security Everstatans continue to seek a security that is appearing as increasingly distant and elusive. They turn to their political authorities, expecting them to deliver this security. Indeed, Everstatans believe that their … Continue reading 2012 EVT: Seeking Security (The Chronicles of Everstate)

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2012 EVT: Rising Discontent (The Chronicles of Everstate)

Last weeks’ summary: Everstate (an ideal-type for our very real countries created to foresee the future of the modern nation-state) is part of the international liberal order and ruled under a democratic parliamentary regime. Lately, its governance started being less efficient and as a result began to fail to ensure the security of Everstate’s citizens. Meanwhile, its economy showed sign of losing efficacy and its powerful elite groups fought hard to keep their status although they do not believe to be really at risk. The various degradations and tensions have started being felt and registered by the population. However, most Everstatan actors considered those as temporary crises and difficulties that will be shortly solved. At worst, some envisioned a serious crisis that would last a few years, maybe a decade … Continue reading 2012 EVT: Rising Discontent (The Chronicles of Everstate)

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