Category: Global Trends

Skin In The Game

When last did you really need help from complete strangers? Last week my wife, daughter, and a friend headed down to the beach to ride the horses (yup, the same ones I wrote about here). To get to the beach from where the hay-burners are kept is about a kilometre

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It’s Coming… Resource Nationalism

Early 2012 Argentina’s oil industry was controlled by Repsol, the Spanish energy giant, through YPF, its local subsidiary. By the end of the year, this was no longer the case. By then President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner’s leftist government had nationalised the oil sector, stealing YPF with the stroke of a

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Dear White Men

EVERYTHING is related. Which means that economics and social trends don’t function independently; they feed one another in a push and pull… or yin and yang. Keep that in mind as I’ll come back to it. This week brought us something so absurd that I quite honestly would never have

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Dear Social Media Giants, Look Out!

Ahhhh… isn’t that sweet? Well, actually NO. It is predictable, though. Trump and Kanye are both narcissists who suffer from the cult of celebrity. Kanye even married one of the dumbest woman on planet earth. A completely insipid vapid woman who, I will remind you, is world famous despite the

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