The flags of wrath

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 4505 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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Beyond reasonable greed

Clem Sunter 16 comments | 3883 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.

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A new great library of Africa

Clem Sunter 1 comments | 4003 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.

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Another tactical victory, another strategic nightmare

Clem Sunter 8 comments | 9903 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.

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Incremental versus disruptive innovation

Clem Sunter 1488 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.

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The chart that says it all 30 years later

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 7604 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.

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The latest global scenarios: 2021 to 2026

Clem Sunter 2 comments | 8343 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.


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Wings on his heels

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 2497 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.

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The latest South African flags and scenarios

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 5080 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

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The Flagwatching Bulletin: July 2016

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 4747 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.

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May 2016: The Flagwatching Bulletin

Clem Sunter 3409 views

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

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January 2016: The Flagwatching Bulletin

Clem Sunter 1 comments | 7307 views

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

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The Forked Lightning Scenario

Clem Sunter 5365 views

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

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The Flagwatching Bulletin

Clem Sunter 4 comments | 3287 views

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

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Risk management: why the flags matter

Clem Sunter 3460 views

Clem Sunter explains how the VW saga highlights the importance of the risk management discipline for every company.

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Pollsters should be foxier

Clem Sunter 3 comments | 1773 views

Clem Sunter offers words of advice to pollsters in light of the harsh criticism heaped on them after the UK election.

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Cloudy and clockwork flags - how a fox decodes the future

Clem Sunter 10 comments | 3095 views

Clem Sunter explains how foxes look at cloudy and clockwork flags to assess what surprises the world might have in store.

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Breaking Futures 2015

Clem Sunter 9 comments | 5841 views

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

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The foxes have won

Clem Sunter 4 comments | 4305 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 10840 views

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

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Time for an Economic Codesa

Clem Sunter 15 comments | 5694 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.

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The perfect storm: why waste it?

Clem Sunter 9 comments | 9455 views

Clem Sunter describes how all the red flags are combining to create a perfect storm, but at the same time an enormous motive to work together.

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I am what I am. Take me or leave me.

Clem Sunter 5 comments | 3176 views

Clem Sunter draws attention to the anti-establishment flag that is changing the political game around the world in terms of electioneering

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The porous border flag

Clem Sunter 9 comments | 4597 views

Clem Sunter explains how an Interpol conference in Paris was very prophetic about the worldwide problem of porous borders and illegal immigration.

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Light versus darkness: the moment of truth

Clem Sunter 29 comments | 7264 views

Clem Sunter explains what has to be done to avoid a catastrophe around our future electricity supplies similar to the global financial crash of 2007/8

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10 New Year’s resolutions for the ANC

Clem Sunter 36 comments | 6070 views

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


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