Revista Mensual y Gratuita
Nº117, mayo 2013
At Opinion Sur, we have taken it upon ourselves to understand what caused the crisis, the dynamics that gave it its origin, and the circumstances that converged to make it explode with the virulence and global reach that it did 1 . It is an essential analytical task to understand what happened and be able to evaluate the relevance and possible effectiveness of the proposed solutions. If we do not have our own perspective, we will have to rely on the hegemonic vision, ineffective as the crisis itself showed yet repeated a thousand times by traditional engines of strategic thought. From our viewpoint, this global crisis is not only financial even though it was, without doubt, triggered by the failures of the financial system. (+ inf )
Great economic crises are not just economic. They resist artificial and academic classification. They challenge the presuppositions on which rest a model of society, a style of life, and a type of civilization. This is my first point. The second is that such grave moments convoke, for reasons that remain mysterious, the best leadership to take charge...
If the international economic collapse were only due to the fact that the smooth operation of the economic machinery got blocked, the solution would consist in unblocking what got blocked, in “clearing the way”. The pre-existing system would thus be brought back to health and, as it resumes operation, the problems we face today, including extended recession and unemployment, would be solved...
Opinion Sur Collection
Introducing three new additions to our collection
Getting out of the Crisis towards a sustainable development
STORM: The ways of the crisis and the ways out of it
International Crisis: Adjusting the Course and Improving the Systemic Functioning