A lifeless corpuscle brought to its knees a civilization that takes credit for—when not boasting of—stellar scientific and technological achievements. Perseverence landed on Mars. During the same time period, lockdowns seemed the only method for containing the Covid-19 pandemic. As the Atlas V-541 rocket made it to the Red Planet, ...Read More »
Discussion: The crisis of Western parliamentary democracy (New European Perspectives)
New European Perspectives N.10 The crisis of Western parliamentary democracy 24 Mars 2021 at 19h30 on MRTV: https://youtu.be/ngLIpItU0LU As the West keeps throwing at the face of the rest of the world its so-called “democratic values” to justify sanctions and aggressive postures of all sorts, we, Western citizens, know how ...Read More »
VIDEO – A Western civilisational crisis – Fighting back obscurantism: where to begin?
In the face of a collapse of rationality at the heart of Western civilisation and in the general context of change of paradigm – both dramatically accelerated by the pandemic, we are all lost in transition. Rethinking the aims, principles, contents, methods, tools and vehicles of education, appear as an existential ...Read More »
VIDEO – 2021-2030: Who / what should Europeans be afraid of?
After over a decade of multidirectional stress tests imposed on Europeans by a mutating world, have we seen it all? What next should we be afraid of in the coming decade? What threats to European citizen see weighing over their future? Are they / do they feel protected by the ...Read More »
VIDEO – Is European defence dead already ?
Is the EU about to give up any project of strategic independence in favour of a NATO-centred defence system ? If so what would be the consequences on countries most attached to an independent continental defence such as France ? What would be the consequences on Europe’s foreign relations ? ...Read More »
New European Perspectives : Will Covid unblock a European Health policy? (hosted by MRTV)
The European response to this second wave of Covid pandemia seems incoherent. No lessons learnt? Inertial incapacity to change a health system (developed after WWII) that should be adapted to new economic, environmental and societal stakes in a globalized world? Maybe a Marshall Plan for health, as we proposed for ...Read More »
LEAP/MR Debate (in French) – Is Generation Europe still European? (video)
LEAP has been working for a long time on the notion of Generation Europe, i.e. this generation that appeared at university in the 1980s, when the European ruling elites envisaged political Europe as the next stage in the construction of Europe. Unfortunately, the fall of the Wall and the appropriation ...Read More »
Open Letter for a EU “Marshall” Plan for Training and Education To Avoid the Socio-Economic Collapse
A new paradigm is born that citizens must be educated to. An adaptative education programme is required now, it must be implemented fast and it should target wide. The reference to the “Marshall plan” hints at the urgency and scope this programme must take in order to secure a desirable ...Read More »
The Age of knowledge : Unexpected opportunities, by Prof. Mihai Nadin (excerpt)
The great thinker of anticipatory systems, Prof. Mihai Nadin, honours LEAP with the publication of an excerpt of the book he wrote in 1997, entitled “The Civilization of Illiteracy“, the vision of which is revealed by the striking relevence of the analysis more than 20 years later. In these times ...Read More »
Online debate : The post-Covid educational challenge
In partnership with LEAP, Movimento Roosevelt’s second New European Perspectives online debate took place on April 30th on the topic of “Post-Covid educational challenges”. The Covid crisis is accelerating the switch to a brand (brave) new world. A huge effort to bring global and European populations to the proper understanding ...Read More »