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The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the fragilities and interdependencies of the modern world’s complex systems, and the challenge of predicting and planning for known threats, let alone the unknown. In this episode of the “Great Unraveling?” series, Nafeez Ahmed joins Laurie Laybourn-Langton to explore some of these dynamics and what they might mean for how we can navigate what could be a dramatic phase shift across society. 

Dr. Nafeez Ahmed is an investigative journalist, founding editor and chief writer for INSURGE intelligence, and ‘System Shift’ columnist at VICE’s science magazine Motherboard. He is the author of a number of books, including Failing States, Collapsing Systems: BioPhysical Triggers of Political Violence, published by Springer.