Category Archives: Politics

America a non-white country by 2050

I remember reading a statistic ages ago saying that by the year 2020, more than half of US children will be non-white (NPR) and another saying that by around 2050, the historical white majority in the US will be a … Continue reading

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Random #9

Where is Ivanka Trump?

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Tory Landslide

Just in case you were wondering what I think….

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Quote of the week

“In the area of politics our major policy obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.” Ed Murrow (1908-1965).

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Well this is embarrassing…

Did that really just happen? If someone had put this into a scenario 5 years ago it would have be thrown out as crazy.

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Trumpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall

I know. Where’s Watson been? To be honest with you my heart has not been in it for a while. I’ve been working on the new map but beyond that I’ve not been doing a lot. But I’m back now. … Continue reading

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Russian expansionism

              Just spotted this at the end of my book Future Files – 2012 update, page 302. “Russia will become more nationalistic (and go outward militarily).” This wasn’t my idea. It stems from reading … Continue reading

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Armchair geopolitical analysis

What’s going to happen in Ukraine? I think the most probable short-term outcome is that Putin will wait and see how things unfold, both politically and economically. However, if Ukraine shifts politically towards Europe I believe that it’s almost inconceivable … Continue reading

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The new middle class

I don’t usually read Newsweek, but I picked up a copy at the airport not so long ago. Their report on the scary new rich is one of the best things I’ve read in ages in the sense that I … Continue reading

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