Reinvigorating the National Defense Industrial...

As in the 20th century, the best way to ensure that a Cold War does not become or “hot one” is by maintaining an...

published on: Jul 15, 2020

China and the U. S. Face-Off on the AI Battlefield

Trends’ January 2017 cover story outlined one of the most important trends we’ve ever identified, “Harnessing...

published on: Jul 15, 2020

The Art of Political Warfare

As great power confrontations intensify, China and the United States will use a wide range of offensive and defensive...

published on: Jul 15, 2020

America Responds to China’s Geopolitical Network

Every major geopolitical struggle has involved two opposing alliances of nations, as well as a set of nations that try...

published on: Jul 15, 2020

The West Confronts China

published on: Jul 15, 2020

Much like World War II, the Sino-American Cold War has come upon us suddenly and unexpectedly.  While China’s role in COVID19 resembles the 1941...

Riding a Wave of Business Process Automation

published on: Jun 15, 2020

In 2020, we find ourselves at the revolutionary convergence of myriad diverse, trends creating once-in-a-lifetime threats and opportunities that few...

The Promise of Biophilic Work Design

published on: Jun 15, 2020

On average, we spend about 92% of our lives indoors. Yet, the so-called "biophilia hypothesis" suggests that humans have a strong innate desire to be...

Trust Busting the Internet Giants

published on: Jun 15, 2020

It is widely perceived that certain Silicon Valley companies have unchecked power to censor, restrict, edit, shape, hide, or alter virtually any form...

Addressing the Coming Wave of State Insolvency

published on: Jun 15, 2020

In the midst of multi-faceted disruptions, states that have poorly managed their finances for decades are now facing insolvency.  What are their...

The Socio-Economic Crisis Behind the Second...

published on: Jun 15, 2020

As previously discussed in Trends, the American Dream is in trouble.  Long-simmering discontent among "those who have been left behind" has broken...

Practical Implications of a Trends-based Worldview

published on: Jun 15, 2020

Thousands of smartest business professionals rely on the insights revealed in Trends to make better decisions.  The more uncertain the times, the...

The Rise of the New American Community

published on: May 15, 2020

The COVID19 crisis has given workers an opportunity to reevaluate where they live and work.  Why are Americans suddenly considering in masse...

The CCP's Ultimate Dilemma

published on: May 15, 2020

To most people, it appears that today’s de facto Sino-American Cold War has emerged suddenly and unexpectedly.  But as the Trends editors have...

The Era of Deglobalization

published on: May 15, 2020

From the end of the Cold War until at least 2015, globalization and its ideological counterpart, globalism, appeared to be unstoppable trends....

Life Beyond the 2020 Shockwave

published on: May 15, 2020

Once every few decades, Americans are hit by a shockwave.  A few of those shockwaves, including the battles at Lexington and Concord, the attack on...

Globalizing Venture Capital

published on: Apr 15, 2020

For at least three decades, the dream of most tech entrepreneurs has been to create a venture-capital-funded start-up in Silicon Valley, then...

An Extraordinary Opportunity to Fix...

published on: Apr 15, 2020

After decades of gross mismanagement, government entities ranging from the City of Chicago to the State of California are clearly insolvent. Hoping...

The New World of Telework is Upon Us

published on: Apr 15, 2020

Before the COVID19 crisis, just 5.3 percent of US employees reported telecommuting most of the time, while 23.7% worked some hours from home on an...

The Promise of a COVID19 Vaccine

published on: Apr 15, 2020

Regardless of who is culpable for the damage wrought by COVID19, its impact would be dramatically reduced if an effective vaccine were widely...

China Pays the Price for Its “Criminal...

published on: Apr 15, 2020

China’s mismanagement of the COVID-19 outbreak appears responsible for hundreds of thousands of unnecessary deaths around the world, as well as...

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