The spectre of war

Clem Sunter 9 comments | 1420 views

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

Clem Sunter

Beyond reasonable greed

Clem Sunter 16 comments | 2265 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

All in the Canadian family

Clem Sunter 10 comments | 2311 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

Russians and Americans

Clem Sunter 7 comments | 3334 views

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

Clem Sunter

A progress report on the Freedom Charter

Clem Sunter 21 comments | 3818 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 | 11847 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 | 6577 views

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


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When breaking futures become breaking news

Clem Sunter 6 comments | 2919 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 | 1390 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 74 comments | 11531 views

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

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Land reform: The real deal

Clem Sunter 47 comments | 7284 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 73 comments | 13106 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 16 comments | 5158 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 | 1848 views

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

Clem Sunter

The insanity of Washington

Clem Sunter 9 comments | 3348 views

Clem Sunter is baffled by the goings-on inside the most powerful institutions of the most powerful nation on Earth.

Clem Sunter

Vladimir is a fox too

Clem Sunter 10 comments | 1895 views

Russians are not normally seen as foxes but they can all learn from their leader Vladimir Putin, says Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

That fatal moment

Clem Sunter 8 comments | 1797 views

Clem Sunter reflects on how a game of cricket can imitate the game of life when you have that one fatal moment.

Clem Sunter

How old is my planet and how long will it last?

Clem Sunter 56 comments | 3985 views

Clem Sunter provides some statistics on how long we have existed and how long it will be before we become extinct.

Clem Sunter

Unfinished business

Clem Sunter 8 comments | 2037 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 | 2363 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 33 comments | 8420 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 | 2937 views

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

Clem Sunter

Seriously hard times

Clem Sunter 12 comments | 4439 views

Clem Sunter reports on the growing phenomenon of the middle class everywhere in the world being subjected to the hardest of economic times.

Clem Sunter

Hurray! Obama and Cameron are becoming foxes

Clem Sunter 10 comments | 5918 views

Clem Sunter explains why the change of heart by Cameron and Obama is so important when dealing with the Middle East.

Clem Sunter

The futility of intervention

Clem Sunter 22 comments | 2108 views

When will Western leaders learn not to intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, asks Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

To be a true Economic Freedom Fighter

Clem Sunter 39 comments | 10009 views

Clem Sunter argues that next year could see a watershed election which requires the ANC to form a coalition with the DA.

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