A perspective on the consequences of global crises on nation-states and, in particular, on how the globalization downturns of 2008 and 2020 have produced an impact on the Italian democracy.
Patagonia’s philosopher Vincent Stanley explains why we need a sense of both patience and urgency to tackle the world’s biggest environmental problems. His three-part plan, based on livable cities, regenerative organic agriculture and spaces for species restoration constitutes a strategy for bottom-up change, paving the way for a bio-regional approach to globalization.
Once associated with the collaboration between companies and individuals, mainly linked to the advent of additive manufacturing and the potential of 3D printing, Social Manufacturing could hold a new meaning in the post-Covid era. In manufacturing economies, Social Manufacturing could stand for the end of the primacy of economies of scale.