How does a cataclysmic event alter the world? It’s an interesting question to ponder as we watch the effects of COVID-19 continue to unfold. Recognizing that history doesn’t actually happen overnight, business prof Scott Galloway analyzes almost a century’s worth of crisis and change in the United States, including events like World War II and the economic crisis of 2008, to determine how the US got here. And he doesn’t necessarily like what he sees.
A Declining Superpower?
Serious regional conflicts. Unchecked corporate greed. Looming conflict with China. For now, the US is still the preeminent power in the world, but many commentators feel it’s in decline. Part of the solution for these problems is to assess what got the world to its current state. Examine the evidence with our Instaread on Adrift.