Shocking World Bank video on Africa's dark future

2016-12-18 09:35

If you were already a little concerned about South Africa's future, you may be close to panicking after watching this shocking talk by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim.

Some of the very, very worrying realities of our situation:

- the brains of up to 40% of our children in Sub Saharan Africa will continue to not develop fully, with these children being too mentally stunted to compete in a modern economy

- up to 80% of all jobs will disappear due to automation. Unemployment will increase, not decrease.

- due to the above, few want to invest money into the infrastructure that Africa needs. Slums and crime will increase.

Our politicians are not speaking about this stuff. They are either too busy stealing, too busy trying to stay out of jail or naively believe that the National Development Plan will somehow save us. The NDP is an old plan for an old world. It cannot get us to the future we want. It is time for all South Africans to wake up and smell the roses, or rather the burning tyres. Rich and middle class South Africa: will your electric fence still be enough to protect you as the above scenario plays out? I doubt it.

Luckily we can do something about it. It requires some serious change to how our country works though. Watch this money4mzansi video on a plan for South Africa to cope with the above challenges.

money4mzansi's plan for South Africa

In short, we must enable South Africa’s migration to a Joy Economy by 2030, by:

- creating sovereign money to fund the building of all needed infrastructure

- automating production of basic goods and services

- instituting a basic income for all

- equitably sharing remaining work

The stark reality is that we have two choices:

- stand idly by as millions more suffer and possibly turn on each other

- change our society

We prefer the second option. If you do too, join us here, and spread the word...


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