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Articles, videos and conference keynote presentations on future of government, democracy, local and regional governance, public sector workers, inward investment, single issue activism and related issues. Clients include: World Bank,  UNIDO, UNAIDS, European Commission, US Federal Government (Pentagon), Abu Dhabi Police Authority, UK Department of Trade and Industry, Irish government, South Korea Ministry of Knowledge and Economy, Jebel Ali Free Zone (UAE), Kazakhstan government, Lithuanian government, Portuguese government, State of Connecticut, Welsh Assembly, UK Parliament, London Connect. Patrick Dixon has given keynotes on issues related to public policy, to audiences in North America, Central America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Scandinavia, Africa, Central Asia, South East Asia and Asia Pacific.

 

Why Trump Won - how tribalism will dominate the future of democracy: and why President Trump will struggle to deliver

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Government, Politics Activists - keynote speaker

Reasons for the US election victory of Donald Trump will be debated for decades. Here are major long-term factors at work across America and in every other democratic nation, which I described in The Future of Almost Everything - my latest book, see below, (with additions in italics today).  These set the backdrop for dramatic events over the last few hours (9 November 2016), and also influenced the Brexit vote.  Read on for"  What happens when faith in ideologies and parties dies; why tribalism is the most powerful force in the world today; why President Trump will struggle to deliver.

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Here Comes Radical Change: Future of Public Services, Demographics -- Keynote Speaker

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Patrick Dixon -- conference keynote speaker -- impact of demographics, birth rates, youth, urban migration and immigration, life expectancy forecasts. All impact demand for public services, health care budgets, community services, demand for education...

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Social networks impact on democracy, dictatorships and freedom of information

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democracy and democratic pressures from social networks. Cover ups and government deceptions, impact of wikileaks on government internal communications and policies. Freedom of information and corruption. Politics and political change. Impact of SMS, twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Youtube and other social networks on dictatorships v democracy. How dictators fear loss of political power from freedom of information. Use of mobile technology, smart phones and other communication devices to drive protests and public disorder. How governments and dictatorships have switched off mobile telephones and SMS, web ...

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Future of Conflicts

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Preventing Future Conflicts - with special reference to Asia Pacific. Keynote address for 500 US military (US Pentagon Pacific Command senior leadership) and guests.

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Activists: How passion will change our world and impact of terrorism.

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Radical political forces, activism, terrorism and single issues. Carbon trading? Global warming? Environment? Discrimination and social justice?

Democracy what kind of system is best? Are other systems of government more appropriate in some emerging economies? Different systems of democracy.

How democracy could work for a global government based loosely around the UN United Nations. Should the majority global population have power to alter how the global village is run ...

 

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Dictatorships and Revolution in Digital Age: People Power after Tunisia, Egypt, Libya

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Government, Politics Activists - keynote speaker

What next after Tunisia, Libya, Egypt? Impact of SMS, twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Youtube and other social networks on dictatorships v democracy in Middle East and across the world. How Africa, Arab and Asia dictators fear loss of political power from freedom of information.

Use of mobile technology, smart phones and other communication devices to drive protests and public disorder. How governments and dictatorships have switched off mobile telephones and SMS, web access etc to maintain political control. How power is shifting from government leaders, ...

 

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Democracy: is democracy always best form of government?

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Democratic models of government may not always be best. Risks from trying to impose a Western developed nation model on rest of world. Need to respect different political traditions, forms of government and cultural differences. Seeking to impose democratic system can be seen as form of cultural imperialism.

Where the majority of the country favour a particular radical direction, democratic elections may result in governments and policies that are more extreme than the dictators that were replaced.

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UK ELECTION: Future Politics / Democracy. Crisis Trust.

Futurist Keynote Speaker: Posts, Slides, Videos - Government, Politics Activists - keynote speaker

Future of democracy, politics, political parties and lobbying in a world which no longer trusts politicians and cannot be bothered (often) to vote.

Crisis of confidence in Westminster, UK mother of all democratic Parliaments, also in America, Greece, Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Ukraine and other nations.

Expenses scandal and challenges also in European Commission. Bribery and corruption in political life. Future of politics and political parties.

Comment by Dr Patrick Dixon author of The Truth about Westminster, and conference keynote speaker. ...

 

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Truth about Westminster: UK political scandal over MP expenses

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Comment by Patrick Dixon, author of The Truth about Westminster on MP expense scandal and revelations about alleged corruption among MPs, wrong claims in House of Commons.

Future of Westminster and UK democracy.

Public opinion of members of parliament.

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