Here is a brief look at the future, seen thru my guesses, focusing on long-standing themes on the FM website.
We need information from the frontiers of knowledge and the fronts of social change. Here is my attempt to do this.
The 1%'s big success has been crushing unions, one of the strongest forces building a large middle class in America. But greed is a dangerous master.
Summary: William Lind gives a brilliant analysis of the situation in East Asia -- North Korea's provocations, China's fateful choices, and the response of our allies if they choose unwisely. Trump's visit to Asia provides an opportunity for him to display Bismarck-level geopolitics. "The North Korean Threat to China" By William S. Lind. From … Continue reading William Lind: China’s fateful decision about North Korea
Summary: December brings forth a crop of retrospective analysis about the past year and confident forecasts about the next. The FM website has posted almost daily doses of the former, and I lack the confidence to do the latter. Instead let's ask about questions. What issues might dominate 2014, and influence the years beyond? Finding … Continue reading What are the big questions that 2014 might answer?