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The Melbourne Cup and a Futurist's view

Monday 5 November 2012

Okay the time has come again where people ask me, as a professional futurist, for my tips for the Melbourne Cup. As always I advise them that my area of expertise does not reside with horse racing so really, I have as much chance as anyone and their own system, of selecting a winner. That said I have noticed four horses that form an interesting combination:

Those four horses are: Americain; Winchester; Cavalryman and My Quest for Peace - a possible boxed trifecta bet I guess.  The connection should be easy to pick - whether you think that achieving peace in that way is possible is for you to decide!  Whatever the result of the race and eac individuial horse, don't say you weren't warned!


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2019 The International Year of the Cooperative
Monday 31 December 2018
Every year I aim to identify what I think a major focus of the upcoming year will be and in that light I'm declaring 2019 the International Year of the Cooperative. I'm prompted by a multitude of signals that my daily research has uncovered, many of which will be familiar to you -
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Can the United States Survive the Childish Tantrums of an Incompetent President?
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Here we are with the last posting of the year looking at the potential for wide ranging strategy for a country like the United States. Arguably the United States is undergoing its own version of #Brexit though without the vote of the people. Instead the dictatorial nature of what I see as an incompetent strategic leader is unilaterally withdrawing the USA from its long standing and beneficial partnerships with the rest of the world.
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When will the next Federal Election be held in Australia?
Tuesday 4 December 2018
I'm reluctant to make predictions but am getting a few calls so: My tip is on a March 2019 election - the 9th or 16th
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