Breaking Futures 2015

Clem Sunter 8 comments | 4146 views

What does 2015 have in store? Clem Sunter provides a list of trends and events which could become breaking news this year.

Clem Sunter

Beyond reasonable greed

Clem Sunter 16 comments | 2663 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

10 New Year’s resolutions for the ANC

Clem Sunter 38 comments | 5733 views

We all make different kinds of resolutions for the New Year, so Clem Sunter suggests some really important ones for the ANC

Clem Sunter

Will newspapers go the same way as stagecoaches?

Clem Sunter 9 comments | 1359 views

Clem Sunter describes the challenges facing the newspaper industry and the need for innovative thinking to secure its future as a profitable business.

Clem Sunter

The uncertain future of golf

Clem Sunter 31 comments | 3412 views

Clem Sunter questions the future of golf in its present form when so many young people around the world do not have the time to play and choose other leisure activities.

Clem Sunter

The religious flag

Clem Sunter 32 comments | 4729 views

Clem Sunter describes how the religious flag is shaping the immediate future of the world more than any other political, economic or social flag and how it is being misinterpreted.

Clem Sunter

Will Scotland become an independent country again?

Clem Sunter 12 comments | 5250 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.

 

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The Ebola flag

Clem Sunter 6 comments | 2695 views

Clem Sunter examines the possible consequences of the latest Ebola outbreak in terms of best case and worst case scenarios.

Clem Sunter

Constitutionally, will the UK become more like the USA?

Clem Sunter 4 comments | 1661 views

Clem Sunter wonders whether the UK will ever be the same again after the Scottish referendum or whether it will move to the US model of federal government,

Clem Sunter

Flag-watching – the foxy way

Clem Sunter 2 comments | 3530 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.

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28th July 1914 – Then and Now

Clem Sunter 24 comments | 5988 views

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

Clem Sunter

Capital for the Workers!

Clem Sunter 28 comments | 2556 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 9 comments | 2632 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 | 2698 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

Russians and Americans

Clem Sunter 7 comments | 3565 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 | 3011 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 3 comments | 1422 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 62 comments | 11617 views

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

 
Clem Sunter

Illth versus Wellth

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 1768 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 | 1824 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 28 comments | 6210 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.

Clem Sunter

All in the Canadian family

Clem Sunter 10 comments | 2695 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 | 3979 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 12 comments | 11998 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 5 comments | 6682 views

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

Clem Sunter

Land reform: The real deal

Clem Sunter 46 comments | 7390 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.

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