A global crisis we’ve seen before


By: Alejandro Martinez, Market Intelligence Strategist December 3, 2014

The promise of a new, better, more united world that came with the current digital revolution is all of a sudden plagued with economic, political and social disruption. These events are no strangers to history. There are several commonalities between today’s global crises and that of the Industrial Revolution. Change always has a good and a bad side, and technology always brings some kind of disruption (inequality, unemployment, fundamentalism, etc.). Until we, as a society, find a way to accept change without damaging our core values and human rights, then history will have no choice but to continue repeating itself.