Category: Global Trends

Strongman
Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

What The Incoming “Strong Men” Mean For The Global Economy

When Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a whore” the Western media recoiled in horror. The response from the mainstream media was both unimaginative and expected. “The guy’s clearly an idiot,” they said, “a lunatic with no sensitivity who serves only to prove the stereotype about third world banana republic crackpots.”

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Clinton vs Trump
Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

This Time It IS Different

I was talking with a business partner in Asia earlier today. He’d spent last night at a private gathering for institutional money managers and high net worth investors, put on by Credit Suisse private bankers. He remarked to me that, as he sat there listening to these guys, he realised the

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Barbed Wire Security
Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

Security? Yes, Please

Personal security is going to be a huge growth industry and here’s why. Economists and people with pointy shoes in shiny office buildings tell us that the vote for Brexit was an economic decision. They may be right for a minority but they’re wrong on the majority. Nope, the amount of

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Fourth Industrial Revolution and Disruptive Technologies
Global Trends
Chris MacIntosh

A Massive Shift Is Underway!

I was abruptly awoken yesterday by a “PMS day.” A Richter-like force, brimming under the surface, evidenced by the stomping, grumbling, and frustration that accompanies this phenomenon. As a husband, I’m grateful for the warning signs; I can hide prepare accordingly. It’s not hard to see change when it’s upon

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