Our Weekly Selections

Weekly Selection
7 August 2020

The pandemic induced economic downturn equates to a depression by any other name. Advanced AI makes possible all-seeing surveillance systems for China and beyond. Germany takes up the mantle of European leadership, while Italy shows the world how to contain COVID-19 post lockdown. Remote working will shift the cities/countryside balance.
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Weekly Selection
24 July 2020

Going forward: putting nature first is not only an environmental necessity but also sound economics. We could be looking at a less urbanised world where silence is golden. The European Monetary Union may have found its vital third ‘leg’. To what extent can or will China choose to stand alone?
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Weekly Selection
17 July 2020

The Great Reset: how to get it right in a post Covid-19 world. Will China really be more mercantile than colonial? Can Silicon Valley survive without serendipity? A holistic approach to wellbeing and a positive attitude towards change, while staying as close as we can to nature, could help our individual reset.
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Weekly Selection
10 July 2020

Narrative economics can help explain the current stock market enigma. Pandemic experts in the US play second fiddle to politics despite emerging evidence of more and varied, serious Covid-19 side effects. High tech and agriculture; the outdoors and education - innovative couplings yielding positive results.
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Weekly Selection
3 July 2020

China poised for pre-eminence while the West‘s ‘precariat’ is seeking a voice. A COVID contagion pattern is emerging. Weak ties can be a source of strong wellbeing, but don’t overlook the benefits of solitude.
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Weekly Selection
26 June 2020

No V in sight for the global economy. Societal despair in the US partly due to a health system sold out to rent seekers. Perhaps telemedicine might help, walking almost certainly can.
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