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Urban Development 2120 by Peter Nelson

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CHAPTER 14

Political Ramifications

Considering that this analysis is aimed at projecting what policy decisions might look like when planned from a 2120 perspective, the critical overall issue will finally depend on global political structures. The bottom line will be whether the majority of the world’s population will accept the global political map of the day, whatever that will be, or whether circumstances dictate that enough people will have the willingness, influence, and power to move against the status quo.

Current Political Dominance

A geopolitical map would show that the United States currently has economic dominance, followed by China, which is fast emerging. The European Union as a group, backed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ...

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