Ever since the 2008 financial crisis I have sensed a state of urgency within geopolitics.
I imagine not all executives and oligarchs agree on the details, but a script is being followed by the IMF member nations.
The script includes industrial revolution, disruptions, national emergencies/war, and new policies…
During crises or state of unrest, policy makers can enforce drastic rules.
Thus, what appears to be chaos and insane activities destabilizing regions is actually an opportunity for cunning strategists wishing tighter control over the populous.
It is not an accident, it is policy.
Consider institutional governance: a worldwide agreement and the Law of Nations.
Some executives and researchers are on record saying the banking sector is going through a kind of new industrial revolution that is likely to extend over the next decade.
The U.S. banking industry has a policy of consolidation with fewer branch offices, fewer ATMs, fewer workers, more legal requirements and more “digital channels”.
Société Générale has announced it is closing 300 branches and firing 3,450 staff by 2020.
Read recent reports:
- “French bank SocGen is taking the axe to its business once again”… finextra.com
- “The French bank Société Générale justifies its massive downsizing with preparations for difficult times that threaten all European banks.” deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten.de
Have You Read?
- PDF file: ASEAN 4.0: What does the Fourth Industrial Revolution mean for regional economic integration?
- Globalization isn’t in retreat. It’s just gone digital –weforum.org
- International trade is slowing. What does this mean for globalization? –weforum.org