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  Crisis of 2020 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Crisis of 2020 is a conflict predicted by William Strauss and Neil Howe in their books Generations and Fourth Turning.
Similar crisis eras of American history include the American Revolution, American Civil War, and the twin emergencies of the Great Depression and World War II.
The Baby boomers will be entering elderhood, fully assuming the role of elder stewards of society.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crisis_of_2020   (153 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : Real crisis management
A Crisis Management Committee is needed not to decide what orders should be issued during the emergency but to decide what should be done in the future to handle such crises better.
Crisis is the time when the person on the spot, however low in the hierarchy, takes charge and is allowed to take charge.
We need a Crisis Management Committee not to decide what orders should be issued during the emergency but to decide what should be done in the future to handle such crises better.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2005/01/10/stories/2005011000080800.htm   (1701 words)

 The 2020 Organization
The old saying, "Hindsight is always 2020," provided the basis for establishing the target for this forecasting.
Fourteen of the items indicate that the 2020 organization must be capable of anticipating and reacting to change; further the capacity to thrive on change will clearly be an indicator of the organization's competitive strength.
Being key players in shaping the trend setting organizations of the year 2020 means that we engage in continuous improvement of our personal characteristics, knowledge, skills, positions, and networks.
www.improve.org /2020org.html   (2554 words)

 2020   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In 2020, if one were to fly over the city of Davis in a helicopter - or whatever air transportation is popular by then - he or she would see a city similar in size and shape to what Davis is today, city leaders and community members predict.
Joint Vision 2020 Joint Vision 2020 was a document released on May 30, 2000, by the United States Department of Defense proclaiming the need for "full-spectrum dominance" on the battlefield.
Crisis of 2020 The Crisis of 2020 is a conflict predicted by William Strauss and Neil Howe in their books Generations and Fourth Turning.
www.searchtermtrends.com /terms/2020.html   (1319 words)

 Resource Guide for Survivors of Rape behind Bars - Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Crisis intervention and crisis counseling are available for those who have been sexually assaulted / abused, as well as their friends and family members.
Following a sexual assault, trained registered nurses (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners) are available through the Sexual Assault Crisis Center to examine survivors, screen for injury, provide preventative healthcare and collect forensic evidence for later use in court (should the survivor decide to prosecute).
In addition to individual counseling, which is offered for children and adults, the Sexual Assault Crisis Center offers a wide variety of support groups for women, men, and children who are sexual assault/abuse survivors as well as groups for parents and partners.
www.spr.org /en/resourceguides/rg_tennessee.html   (761 words)

 NIC - Mapping the Global Future: Executive Summary
Meanwhile, the crisis over North Korea is likely to come to a head sometime over the next 15 years.
Barring such a turn of events, the world economy is likely to continue growing impressively: by 2020, it is projected to be about 80 percent larger than it was in 2000, and average per capita income will be roughly 50 percent higher.
By 2020, globalization could be equated in the popular mind with a rising Asia, replacing its current association with Americanization.
www.cia.gov /nic/NIC_globaltrend2020_es.html   (4580 words)

 Knee Replacement Cartilage Prolotherapy Pain Hauser   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The cartilage crisis directly parallels the increase in the incidence of arthritis.
The cartilage crisis is so bad that the number of admissions to hospitals is directly related to the number of people with
This is the structure that is in crisis.
www.prolonews.com /knee_pain1.htm   (1453 words)

 IFPRI: 2020 News & Views, June 1998
With Japan’s recession exacerbating the crisis, the economic sea change has raised questions about the ability of the region to bounce back quickly as well as the short- and long-term consequences for the poor.
Though the effects of the crisis have varied across the region, sharp and frequent rises in food, fuel, and input prices have created acute food shortages in some countries, again especially in Indonesia.
The crisis has raised the highest food security stakes in Indonesia, because it has been hit all at once by the worst drought in decades, unmanageably steep currency devaluations, inflation, and political instability.
www.ifpri.org /2020/newslet/nv_0698/nv0698a.HTM   (2239 words)

 PRESS CONFERENCE BY UN-HABITAT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The international community must upgrade conditions for its existing 1 billion slum-dwellers to avert a crisis by year 2020, when 500 million new slum-dwellers would be added to the urban environment, the head of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) told correspondents at Headquarters today.
 The upcoming crisis of expanded slums was one of the challenges facing the current session of the Commission on Sustainable Development, which was focusing on water and sanitation in the context of human settlements.
Stressing that the Commission’s main challenge was to address investment needs for slums, she said UN-HABITAT was encouraged that the financial dimension was now featured in the discussion.
www.un.org /News/briefings/docs/2005/UN_HABITAT_Press_Cfc_050420.doc.htm   (223 words)

 Chicago Boyz: Comment on Anglospheric Achievement and Global Resentment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Note that a crisis of 2020 would be a little bit late under my alternative model, Lex's Cyclic Theory of Constitutional Crisis.
Strauss and Howe claim that their model has predictive powers, largely because their cycles are driven by an overall cultural alternation between two extremes of parenting style, which produce four different types of generational outlook which (almost always) follow the same sequence.
Based on what appear to be the starting and ending birth years of generations now living, the "Crisis of 2020" could actually be unambiguously underway by 2012 or so.
www.chicagoboyz.net /mt/mt-comments.cgi?entry_id=1638   (1076 words)

 BBC News | BUSINESS | Homes 'to cost £300,000 by 2020'
The average price of a home in the UK could hit £300,000 by 2020, a new study suggests.
The result: house prices growing, on average, by 6.24% a year between 2002 and 2020, meaning the price of the typical home will rise from £101,164 to £300,643.
According to the research, the south east of England will continue to be the dearest part of the country, with the average house costing £595,164 in 2020 compared with £183,262 now.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/business/1942084.stm   (347 words)

 The Muser
Of course, they were ultimately going to face a greater problem with the crisis word than its popularity, and that is that their privatization scheme won't fix the supposed crisis, and if passed, will indeed exacerbate it.
About the year 2020 by the latest estimates, the boomers will be drawing more money from the system than the workers of that day will be contributing.
There are two crisis points in the foreseeable future-the first about 2020 when the system becomes cash-flow negative for the first time in its history-the second about 2045 when the trust funds will be depleted.
www.greatreality.com /SS.htm   (2783 words)

 Europe 2020   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In June 2003, as a result of the Iraqi crisis, Europe 2020 concluded that the European Union needed to put into place a common foreign policy in response to new expectations from the European public regarding the subject.
Since its inception, Europe 2020 has planned to follow up on the first phase of brainstorming and analysis “between Europeans” with a second phase entitled Global Europe 2020 II – Worldwide Discussion Phase that will enable a direct debate on the subject with representatives from the implicated regions.
A second, and last, version of the EU Foreign Political Vision 2020 will be established resultant from the trans-continental debates in 2007, and it will be once again widely distributed to European Union decision and policy makers as well as to other continents.
www.europe2020.org /en/anticipation/globalII/geII.htm   (282 words)

 UK will face manual workers crisis by 2020
Workers could be hired from overseas in less than 20 years time because of a "manpower crisis" facing the manual trades, according to a new report.
Research by Dulux Trade shows that few school-leavers were interested in a manual trade, with painting and decorating at greatest risk from a lack of new recruits.
Experts at Dulux Trade said decorating firms would be forced to hire qualified staff from abroad by the year 2020 if current trends continued.
www.personneltoday.com /Articles/Article.aspx?liArticleID=14345&PrinterFriendly=true   (239 words)

 Crisis: Research Bank
The report gives a stark warning that the numbers of people living out of sight in hostels, temporary bed and breakfast accommodation, squats or sleeping on the floors of friends and family, currently estimated by Crisis at 380,000, is on the rise and is set to reach the one million mark by 2020.
Crisis is calling for a homelessness census to be conducted to rigorously count the numbers of Hidden Homeless people across Britain, and to fully understand their needs.
The report draws on evidence generated from a survey of 164 homeless people in three case study areas (London, Sheffield and Craven, North Yorkshire) and is essential reading for anyone concerned with understanding homelessness in the 21st century; policy makers, housing and homelessness professionals, lecturers, teachers and students.
www.crisis.org.uk /page.builder/researchbank.html   (2219 words)

 Threats to Civilization
They tend to be born at the end of a crisis period (most recent example – Baby Boomers, born 1943-1960).
With a crisis occurring every eighty years or so, people don't live long enough to remember the previous crisis.
While most members of a society facing a crisis may be part of the Civic Generation, other Generations can still play a pivotal role.
home.earthlink.net /~kstengel226/astro/trek_econ/threats   (760 words)

 Fourthturning.com :: View topic - Generations and Congress (109th Edition)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Anyway if you add 88 years to the beginning of the crisis era in 1932 (this is the date they used in Generations) you get 2020.
Now a crisis era starting in 2020 would imply the end of the Millie generation no earlier than 2012, which would make this gen a gargantuan 31 years long.
Since both the ruler and the marker approach give the same estimate of 2000-2001 for the start of the crisis I hold the opinion that we are now in the crisis.
www.fourthturning.com /forums/viewtopic.php?t=717   (7889 words)

 PRINCIPAL VOICES ~ Lars Rebien Sørensen ~ White Paper
A: In September, a group of brilliant and committed academics, advocates and experts grappled with the problem of averting a crisis in chronic diseases at the Oxford Vision 2020 summit, held in the Mandela Lecture Hall at Oxford University's Said School of Business.
As CEO of Novo Nordisk - the corporation sponsoring the Oxford Vision 2020 group, a global alliance for better health - the presence of Mandela, even in the form of a bronze bust, was ironic.
Only a few short years previously the company was part of the Republic of South Africa's historic legal battle with the international pharmaceutical industry over property rights on life-saving drugs.
www.principalvoices.com /voices/lars-rebien-sorensen-white-paper.html   (1098 words)

 OASAS Program Types, Definitions and Codes
Continued stay beyond three to five days is based on the availability of a suitable alternative environment in which effective treatment can be continued.
When operated in an alcoholism treatment center, these programs may provide medical detoxification which is not provided in a freestanding program based in an alcohol crisis center.
Such services are appropriate for persons who are intoxicated by alcohol and/or substances, who are suffering from mild withdrawal, coupled with situational crisis, or who are unable to abstain with an absence of past withdrawal complications.
www.omh.state.ny.us /omhweb/cbr/html/05_06_appendixe.htm   (2002 words)

 IFPRI: 2020 News & Views, June 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
IFPRI Commissions External Assessment of the Impact of the 2020 Vision Initiative
A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) to identify solutions for meeting future world food needs while reducing poverty and protecting the environment.
NEWS & VIEWS seeks to stimulate dialogue and to inform readers of the progress of the 2020 Vision initiative.
www.ifpri.org /2020/newslet/nv_0698.htm   (159 words)

With its symmetry and its amusing association with normal vision, 2020 is becoming a favoured year to look at.
For example, Malaysia has made a major study of what they want their country to be like in 2020.
In the villages and towns of Sumatra there were rows of satellite dishes on the rooves and the television programs were a mixture of official programs, Islamic prayers, US style game shows and Music TV with its globalisation of youth culture.
hsc.csu.edu.au /pta/scansw/future.htm   (2304 words)

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The benefits crisis, however, is likely to occur long before you retire because the Social Security commissioner assumes there will be no benefits reduction until the Social Security trust fund and all its accumulated interest is exhausted.
If you examine the Social Security trustees projection of revenues and benefits excluding trust fund interest, the cash flow crunch will occur before 2020, when you are in your late 50s.
The most important fact here is not that Social Security will be in crisis in 2020 or 2040.
uexpress.com /printable/print.html?uc_full_date=20030717&uc_comic=sb   (744 words)

 Oil crisis
The article predicts that by 2007 the world will peak in oil production at 30 billion barrels per year and by 2020 we will have dropped to 24.6 billion barrels per year and by 2040 production will be about half of what we presently consume!
There are no fields now on the drawing board through 2005 that appear likely to produce in excess of 250,000 barrels per day and only a handful are estimated to exceed 200,000 barrels per day.
By 2120 the world will have used up its reserves of coal--reserves which were generated at the time when land plants conquered the earth 400 million years ago and converted sunlight and a high atmospheric CO2 level into a fuel that has been used up at an alarming rate.
home.entouch.net /dmd/Future_oil_supply.htm   (8884 words)

 IFPRI: 2020 NEWS & VIEWS, December 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
NEWS&VIEWS seeks to stimulate dialogue and to inform readers of the progress of the 2020 Vision initiative.
To offer comments for publication in NEWS&VIEWS or obtain more information about the 2020 Vision and its publications, contact IFPRI at 2033 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. telephone: 1-202-862-5600; fax: 1-202-467-4439; e-mail: ifpri@cgiar.org; web: www.ifpri.org.
The 2020 Vision initiative gratefully acknowledges support during 2000 from the following donors: CIDA, CTA, DANIDA, Government of Spain, the Rockefeller Foundation, SIDA, and SDC.
www.ifpri.org /2020/newslet/nv_1200.htm   (236 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Still a future for coal
Once again you attack the coal industry and the use of coal as a fuel (Leaders, May 17).
By 2020, this country will be 90% dependent on gas for its energy needs and 70% of that will have to be imported from politically unstable regions of the world such as Russia, Ukraine, Iran and Algeria, through pipelines wide open to terrorist attack.
We will be a net importer of energy and all the time sat on millions of tonnes of the coal reserves with which this nation is blessed.
www.guardian.co.uk /letters/story/0,,1488071,00.html   (221 words)

 Jews will be a minority in Israel by year 2020 / Illegal immigration crisis - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I wish the year would be sooner than 2020.
With a birthrate of 3.5 — 4 percent a year, the Muslim Palestinian population is the fastest growing in the world.
And of course it will be understood that discrimination will be morally justified for the sake of survival.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=85496   (1040 words)

 Oil Crisis
For some strange reason they have all become concerned about the climate issue and have at least addressed it, however limited their actual response.
The last government fell over an issue of the CO2 emissions from gas to generate electricity.
They are however tangled up with the Green movement wishing to close nuclear stations, and find it difficult to admit that they will need nuclear in the face of an oil crisis.
healthandenergy.com /oil_crisis.htm   (2921 words)

 Gigantic energy bill awaits Congress
They pushed through legislation to permit more logging in national forests, to allow exploratory drilling in the Arctic refuge and to trim the National Park Service's budget.
Backers of the Bush energy policy argue there is a looming crisis.
By 2020, the Energy Information Administration predicts, the demand for electricity in the United States will jump by 43 percent.
www.post-gazette.com /nation/20030601energy0601p2.asp   (941 words)

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