I coined the term “raging 20’s” a few years ago as I realized this was going to be a turbulent decade. Part of my prediction came from my studies of international relations and globalization as an undergrad. Here is a quick history lesson for some insight into my thinking: After WW2, the US emerged as the preeminent power based on design, principles and fortuitous geography. Our design was superior with a healthy balance of power, capitalism with rules, and well functioning institutions. Basically we had the secret sauce of this new era that would make us the most prosperous and powerful nation on Earth. We also possessed relatively sound principles of human rights and rule of law. No system is perfect, but ours was a lot better than others, and is in fact still one of the best in the world. Finally, our geography gave us advantage since we were protected by oceans and peaceful neighbors to the north and south. A Shifting Global Order & Existential Risks BUT, as other powers emerged in the world and globalization went on overdrive, we are now experiencing turbulence. There has been backlash against technology and global trade that left many workers behind. In addition, there are the existential threats like climate change and pandemics to contend with.Basically, what I am saying is to buckle up, for there is no sign of the raging 20’s to stop, well, raging!