Halcyon actively monitors change covering more than 150 key elements of life.
Please see below selected recent privacy-related change.
- The misuse of privacy in pursuit of corporate interests is restricting the free flow of data for societal needs. According to a book by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Thomas Ramge, only 20% the data collected in the world is actually used. The vast majority is held captive and locked away from the common good, warned the FT.
To Bozar in Brussels in 2016 for the final days of the Facing the Future exhibition, which shed light on about 180 works created between 1945 and 1968 by artists from Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Notwithstanding the tensions between Eastern and Western Europe in the years following the Second World War, artists on both sides of the Iron Curtain experimented in similar ways: from media art to action painting, conceptual art and sound art.
- Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’ is not just a radical kind of art. It’s a philosophical dialetheia: a contradiction that is true.
Please see below selected Europe-related change from 2015 and earlier, For change from 2016 onwards, please see What's Changing? - Economics.
- Finland's government is drawing up plans to give every one of its citizens a basic income of 800 euros a month and scrap benefits altogether. A poll commissioned by the agency planning the proposal, the Finnish Social Insurance Institute, showed 69% supported the basic income plan.
Many innovators are contributing to the development of a so-called global "impact economy" by developing and deploying cutting-edge business and financial models that generate financial returns and positive social and environmental change.
To ensure it remains a leader in developing impact economy strategies, the EU must learn to look beyond its own borders.
During the 2011 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, CNBC hosted a full-panel debate engaging business and political leaders in a televised discussion entitled 'The West Isn't Working', foreshadowing many of the economic problems that would hit the U..S and, in particular, Europe, during 2011.