Agatha's twist in the tale

Clem Sunter 2997 views

The EFF and the DA are both on the march for the vote of the youth which was a game-changer for Jeremy Corbyn in this year’s UK election. It could pan out that way here too, writes Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

Beyond reasonable greed

Clem Sunter 16 comments | 4207 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

The heart of the revolution

Clem Sunter 8 comments | 1859 views

The heart of a national democratic revolution is a bottom-up surge of human spirit, not a top-down process of command and control, writes Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

The message from Manchester

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 2261 views

The destruction of cities like Aleppo and Mosul in reaction to terror attacks will only serve as a clarion call for other young people to join extreme movements against the West, writes Clem Sunter.

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The clockwork and cloudy flags changing the global game

Clem Sunter 5 comments | 1787 views

If you want to get ahead of your competitors, you need the eyes of a fox to spot the flags changing the game around you and the agility to meet the challenges posed by them, writes Clem Sunter.

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Spacecraft Cape Town needs your cooperation

Clem Sunter 4478 views

Cape Town is in trouble and all of its citizens' must play their part as the risk is rising that there could be a catastrophe when we run out of water, writes Clem Sunter.

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What if the taps run dry?

Clem Sunter 1 comments | 5140 views

We obsessively follow news about the good guys and bad guys belonging to the human species, but we seldom think of Mother Nature until after a catastrophe has happened, writes Clem Sunter.


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Self-rule always delivers the best results

Clem Sunter 4838 views

Self-rule, as opposed to colonialism, has according to history always been the most likely state in which a nation would achieve success, writes Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

2017's global scenarios

Clem Sunter 1158 views

If we've learnt anything from 2016 it's that the future can defy all expert predictions. How do we plan for 2017 and what do the years beyond hold in store in terms of possible highs and lows for the global economy, asks Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

The Gilded Cage

Clem Sunter 3102 views

We are at a tipping point in history with a 50:50 chance of Donald Trump turning out to be a better leader than his critics made out during the campaign, writes Clem Sunter.

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The flags of wrath

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 4780 views

With further research suggesting that humankind is one of the most aggressive mammal species when it comes to protecting its own territory, it is not surprising that there are so many problems in the world today, says Clem Sunter.

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Another tactical victory, another strategic nightmare

Clem Sunter 8 comments | 10042 views

Clem Sunter explains how recent history has only revealed the complete inability of political leaders to think strategically when committing their countries to acts of war.

Clem Sunter

Wings on his heels

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 2561 views

Wayde Van Niekerk’s example of how you can become a world-class sensation should be an inspiration for all young South Africans, says Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

The latest South African flags and scenarios

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 5348 views

In the week when the results of the municipal elections can reshape South Africa’s future, Clem Sunter provides the flags to watch and the scenarios to consider up to the year 2026

Clem Sunter

The Flagwatching Bulletin: July 2016

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 4893 views

The world is changing faster than at any time in its history. Clem Sunter provides a summary of the flags to watch to make better strategic decisions about your future.

Clem Sunter

The foxes have won

Clem Sunter 4 comments | 4362 views

Clem Sunter shows how relevant the improbable victory of Leicester City in the Premier League is for the future of South Africa in the world at large.

Clem Sunter

2016: The flags to watch

Clem Sunter 10951 views

Here is Clem Sunter's pick of the potential game-changing flags to watch in 2016.

Clem Sunter

Time for an Economic Codesa

Clem Sunter 15 comments | 5857 views

This is what we need to set our economy on a new path just like the political ones did in creating a new democracy in the early 1990s, writes Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

A new great library of Africa

Clem Sunter 1 comments | 4298 views

Given all the bad news around, Clem Sunter describes a new library project at the University of Johannesburg that should lift the spirits of all South Africans.

Clem Sunter

Incremental versus disruptive innovation

Clem Sunter 1848 views

Clem Sunter takes issue with the new fad around disruption being the key to running a successful business. It is about having an ongoing spirit of innovation that leads to incremental improvements over time.

Clem Sunter

The chart that says it all 30 years later

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 8004 views

Given that the politics of South Africa have been transformed by the municipal elections, it is now time to concentrate on the economy. Clem Sunter produces a chart from 30 years ago to prove the point.

Clem Sunter

The latest global scenarios: 2021 to 2026

Clem Sunter 2 comments | 8591 views

Given that the world has reached a tipping point, what are the scenarios over the next 10 years? Clem Sunter provides the answer to the question on everybody’s mind.

Clem Sunter

May 2016: The Flagwatching Bulletin

Clem Sunter 3466 views

How has the world been doing so far in 2016? Clem Sunter answers this question with his latest flag-watching bulletin.

Clem Sunter

January 2016: The Flagwatching Bulletin

Clem Sunter 1 comments | 7371 views

Clem Sunter provides an update on the 2016 flags he mentioned as potential game-changers at the end of last year.

Clem Sunter

The Forked Lightning Scenario

Clem Sunter 5425 views

It is the season of cheer and goodwill, but it is also the time to be wary about the markets, writes Clem Sunter.

Clem Sunter

The Flagwatching Bulletin

Clem Sunter 4 comments | 3335 views

Clem Sunter reviews the flags changing the global game and the risk of growing conflict between America and Russia.

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