The inward reposition of the USA will allow the acceleration of China's domination of Asia.
As China comes on the world stage, mutual respect with the West is needed as only coexistence is possible for peace. To counterweight China, the West has to come together. The developing trade war is the signal of a potential civilizational clash.
America and China are fighting like children, except that they are not children.
If China's authoritarian system has the bad emperor problem, American democracy has the demagogue problem.
Technology is too important to be left to Silicon Valley - government and society must be included.
The U.S. Failed race and poverty.
American culture favors the individual over the community and leads to more ephemeral relationships.
Which is more beneficial but potentially more dangerous: control of technology as in China or the American open architecture?
Mistrust in the US is between people of different ideological beliefs. Whereas in autocratic regimes, it's between the government & the people.
Let's hope America can uphold its ethos of freedom, inclusiveness & opportunity.
America and democracy always had a free pass, but both are in danger now.
Europe is about quality of life, America about changing life and China about changing lives.
The biggest reform in the West would be attracting the best minds to serve in government.
Political parties in the West are outdated as both Left & Right now lack a comprehensive & contemporary narrative.
New York- the infinite city.
Growing up in Europe and up until the millennium there was a model for most: America. The globe was opening up and with it a sense of endless optimism. Today new technologies, globalization and multiculturalism are all being challenged. The world expanded - now it is shrinking. Earth was becoming one - now it’s splintering. From opportunities to limits. It is a if we had reached the limits of the possible, from freedom to consumption. Now a conservative reaction. Exploration returns to a personal journey rather than a global one.
The US would lose a conventional war in Asia - its potential superiority is in cyberspace, at least for now.