January 11, 2017

Storm in Economic Forecasting

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane spoke this week of a crisis in economic forecasting: [Subscription […]
November 5, 2016

Final episode of Election 2016

Benjamin J Butler: I invited my friend and new advisor to the Emerging Future Institute, Alexander Shulgin, to […]
June 24, 2016

UK Independence Day — or Mass Suicide?

Many of my British friends today have awoken to huge news today: the people of the United Kingdom […]
June 14, 2016

“BeLeave in Britain” : EU in Chaos 2

Since I sent my last public blog on “Brussels, Bombs and Brexit” in March things have largely evolved […]
April 4, 2016

Financial Market Futurism

I am going to attempt to start explaining some of my deeper philosophies about financial markets in the […]
March 22, 2016

Chaos in the EU: Brussels, Bombs and Brexit

Sadly, the noise coming out of the intelligence community along with a little common sense meant that the […]
March 2, 2016

Living in Surreal Times

I just returned from a retreat in Devonshire Countryside, which culminated in a visit to Wistman’s Woods, the […]
February 8, 2016

Welcome to the Year of the Fire Monkey

“In 2016 we will see a big slide in the world economy…The global economic situation will be terrible […]
February 3, 2016

Feet of Clay

Japan is again becoming an important place to watch. As a futurist, I believe its long term prospects […]
January 14, 2016

Earth on Fire

So we enter 2016 with one of the worst performances ever for financial markets. After I would deliver […]


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