Rising need, fewer resources, fewer jobs, and more campaigns like Donald Trump’s.
That’s the world ahead, according to America’s intelligence agencies.
Analysts from U.S. spy services predict a darker world to come over the next five years, with rising populations, falling incomes, and ever more technology to spread anger at the speed of a tweet, all trends that helped catapult Trump to victory, only set to increase.
The Global Trends Report, authored by the same intelligence community that concluded Russia tried to interfere with the U.S elections, portrays a Dystopian future of increasingly divided haves and have nots, with climate change drying up resources and driving migrants into already stressed Western nations, only increasing competition.
It further predicts governments or would-be leaders will play to their people’s worst fears, blaming “outsiders” or other nations for the calamities to come, so they don’t get the blame for their people’s declining state.