Long and concerning. The USA has a very finite window to get the competent white men back in place or we’re looking at a collapse we probably cannot even fathom.
The U.S. has embraced a novel question: what happens when the men who built the complex systems our society relies on cease contributing and are replaced by people who were chosen for reasons other than competency?
The answer is clear: catastrophic normal accidents will happen with increasing regularity. While each failure is officially seen as a separate issue to be fixed with small patches, the reality is that the whole system is seeing failures at an accelerating rate, which will lead in turn to the failure of other systems.
Full article: Complex Systems Won’t Survive the Competence Crisis