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In a recent article in Foreign Policy, Reihan Salam argues that the collapse of the global economy is a direct result of what in the 70s used to be called “testosterone poisoning” and that the restructuring of the world’s economic patterns will lead to “the death of macho.” Salam sees the shift of power from men to women as necessary and inevitable, but his piece is hardly celebratory, since he believes men will, by and large, be unable to adapt. He ends his piece with a dramatic warning:

The axis of global conflict in this century will not be warring ideologies, or competing geopolitics, or clashing civilizations. It won’t be race or ethnicity. It will be gender. We have no precedent for a world after the death of macho. But we can expect the transition to be wrenching, uneven, and possibly very violent. (more…)

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