Will Scotland become an independent country again?

Clem Sunter 15 comments | 4899 views

With Scotland voting on its independence this week, Clem Sunter weighs up the pros and cons of separation from the United Kingdom after 307 years of political union.

Clem Sunter

Beyond reasonable greed

Clem Sunter 16 comments | 2483 views

The world has more than lived up to the phrase "greed is good" by pursuing the principle that excessive greed is even better, says Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

Flag-watching – the foxy way

Clem Sunter 2 comments | 3310 views

Clem Sunter maintains that one of the biggest lessons he has learnt from studying the future is to spot the flags that are changing it.

Clem Sunter

28th July 1914 – Then and Now

Clem Sunter 24 comments | 5914 views

Will the world stumble into another great war like it did 100 years ago on this day, asks Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

Illth versus Wellth

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 1733 views

Clem Sunter contrasts "illth" which is the destructive use of wealth with "wellth" which is where it is used in a courageous and beneficial manner.

Clem Sunter

The entrepreneurial spark that makes nations great

Clem Sunter 5 comments | 1792 views

Clem Sunter explains why nations become great: good leadership which provides the environment for entrepreneurs to thrive

Clem Sunter

The truth about inequality

Clem Sunter 29 comments | 6176 views

Clem Sunter reviews a book which has been described as a watershed in economic thinking and comparable in its influence to Marx’s Das Capital.

 

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Capital for the Workers!

Clem Sunter 28 comments | 2510 views

Clem Sunter examines how employee share ownership schemes can create a more equal society in South Africa by paying out as much as R600 000 per employee.

Clem Sunter

Nuclear game theory: time for a review

Clem Sunter 10 comments | 2573 views

Clem Sunter examines the origins of nuclear game theory and concludes that it should be urgently reviewed in light of developments in Ukraine.

Clem Sunter

The spectre of war

Clem Sunter 13 comments | 2685 views

The Ukraine crisis is causing international tensions to rise to a level not seen for a very long time, says Clem Sunter.

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All in the Canadian family

Clem Sunter 10 comments | 2691 views

Clem Sunter describes the importance of family-owned businesses in Vancouver and how we should apply the same principle in South Africa.

Clem Sunter

A progress report on the Freedom Charter

Clem Sunter 20 comments | 3954 views

Clem Sunter examines the progress of South Africa under the 10 main headings of the Freedom Charter.

Clem Sunter

Rian proves Mandela was a fox

Clem Sunter 13 comments | 11967 views

Occasionally an article comes along that is truly mind-blowing and Rian Malan has just published one, says Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

Breaking futures 2014

Clem Sunter 6 comments | 6656 views

Clem Sunter lists the twelve top issues that could be breaking news in 2014.

Clem Sunter

Land reform: The real deal

Clem Sunter 47 comments | 7354 views

Clem Sunter offers a checklist of the realities facing the South African farmer today and which should frame any long term land reform process for it to be successful.

Clem Sunter

Thinking the unthinkable: The EFF wins 20% of the vote in the 2014 election

Clem Sunter 68 comments | 13227 views

Clem Sunter explores the possibility of the EFF striking a blow against the ANC in the next election.

Clem Sunter

21st Century Work

Clem Sunter 15 comments | 5177 views

When will we open our eyes to the fundamental change taking place in the game of work, asks Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

Schrodinger's kitten is a fox

Clem Sunter 6 comments | 1858 views

Clem Sunter takes the famous thought experiment of Schrodinger's Cat and applies it to the current debate around climate change.

 
Clem Sunter

Russians and Americans

Clem Sunter 7 comments | 3556 views

The Cold War, which never really disappeared, has suddenly heated up again with unpredictable consequences, says Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

When breaking futures become breaking news

Clem Sunter 6 comments | 2996 views

Clem Sunter is surprised that three items of breaking futures he talked about at the beginning of the year are now prominent news so soon.

Clem Sunter

All creatures great and small

Clem Sunter 4 comments | 1414 views

Clem Sunter and his grandson David, aged 11, recount some of their adventures in Simon's Town during the summer holidays.

Clem Sunter

The most significant humans in history

Clem Sunter 71 comments | 11586 views

Clem Sunter comments on two recently produced lists of the top 10 human beings of all time.

Clem Sunter

Unfinished business

Clem Sunter 8 comments | 2065 views

Clem Sunter makes a plea that we all start building on Nelson Mandela's magnificent legacy in order to create economic freedom.

Clem Sunter

Rockin' for Room 13

Clem Sunter 5 comments | 2377 views

Clem Sunter describes one of the most uplifting experiences he has had in 2013 and all for an exceptional cause.

Clem Sunter

A post-American world

Clem Sunter 32 comments | 8439 views

Clem Sunter reveals another 21st Century megatrend which could have dangerous consequences for global stability.

Clem Sunter

The $17 trillion can

Clem Sunter 18 comments | 2943 views

Clem Sunter describes the formidable task facing members of the US Congress responsible for balancing the long-term budget.

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