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Halcyon's 52:52:52 campaign on this site and on Twitter will start in 2021. It will help you address 52 issues with 52 responses over 52 weeks.

Part consultancy, part thinktank, part social enterprise, Halcyon helps you prepare for and respond to personal, organisational and societal change.

A Mundane Comedy is Halcyon's new book. Extracts will appear on this site and across social media from the beginning of 2021. Please get in touch with any questions about the book or related Halcyon services.

Halcyon monitors change for more than 150 key elements of life.

2014

What's Changing? - Freedom

Freedom

 

Please see below recent freedom-related change.

 

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January 2021

  • Even though mass vaccination now underway in some countries has spurred optimism that the pandemic is nearly over, tensions between governments and citizens all over the world will continue to grow as more restrictions on basic freedoms are imposed in the early months of 2021.

 

October 2020

What's Changing? - Society
Society
Halcyon Imagines 5 January 2021

 

Please see below selected recent society-related change.

 

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December 2020

What's Changing? - Democracy

Democracy

 

Please see below selected recent democracy-related change.

 

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December 2020

  • “For the first time this century, among countries with more than 1m people, there are now fewer democracies than there are non-democratic regimes", claimed the Oxford university historian Timothy Garton Ash in an essay on The Future of Liberalism. The observation reflects what Stanford University’s Larry Diamond has labelled the “democratic recession”.

 

November 2020

What's Changing? - Emerging Markets

Emerging Markets

 

Please see below selected recent emerging markets-related change. (Until mid-2018 the focus was primarily on Africa.)

 

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December 2020

  • The Lebanese economy, waylaid by financial and political crises on top of the pandemic, is set to contract by 19.4 percent in 2020, according to the World Bank. Next year things hardly get better, with a contraction of 13.2 percent expected in 2021.