The journey of Donald Trump from businessman to the head of the largest corporate state in the world did not as many assume start 12 months ago. In fact, the roots of Trumps ascendancy can be traced back to at least 2,500 BCE. Never before in history, has anyone with a business background and so little experience in either politics or military become the leader of a major state. However, we did not see the buildup to this happening because most of the time we are focused on short-view trends and we miss entirely the long term trends that entail even more potent forces at play.
In numerous attempts to explain the election of Trump, most pundits have looked to the micro forces, such as international trade, disillusion among blue collar White males, the Affordable Care Act, distrust of Hillary Clinton, Russian interference in the election, White backlash and rising…
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