10 observations on how risk management failed spectacularly.
The coronavirus crisis has shown a marked improvement in our risk management skills.
Has a world without trust led us to endless leaderless protests?
To understand the fear-based precautionary logic, we need to go back to a previous religious doctrine.
Trust in authorities and experts is declining. So how do we trust? By all of us observing and rating everyone and everything.
What is wrong with the precautionary principle? What is right about it?
How did we ever get to the madness of a hazard-based precautionary policy approach? Through those relentless possibilists.
We cannot support something or someone we don’t trust. As Hillary is finding out, trust is essential.
I came of age during the AIDS crisis – we need to understand how that event has shaped the leaders now in power.
Two decades of nonsense on endocrine disruption has brought good business to chemophobic NGOs, but a rather pointless fear for the rest of us. The issue needs to be “banalised”.
Expediency: the “art of making something go away” has become the main political virtue in Brussels. This has allowed contrapreneurs to win on issues.
Does Europe understand what innovation is? Do we share an entrepreneurial spirit across Europe or are we hidebound by contrapreneurs? Do we need an “Innovation Principle”?