October 2019

Commodity Price Cycles and how they Drive Major Conflicts

Dig Deep – The Mining Podcast 

David discusses his work around decoding major historical cycles and events to forecast global change in today’s world, focusing on the K cycle and the outbreak of major conflicts past and future.Join Rob and David to listen to his latest Minning Podcast.

The Battle of Parliment Part 2

The Battle of Parliment Part 2 (The Remainers Last Stand)

So after Super Saturday, Parliament has once again demonstrated its desire to frustrate Brexit, against the will of the British people. A position personified by the architect of the destructive amendment Oliver Letwin who has blocked Brexit. Although appearing affable, Letwin’s malevolent destructiveness to Britain's best interests goes back to 2010 when he was instrumental in the disastrous 2010 security review that disabled Britain's defence capability far into the future. His actions raising the question as to whether he is the anchorman of a new Russian spy ring!

Commodity Economies Part 2: Saudi Arabia, A Vulnerable Hierarchical Structure

Saudi arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the most extreme hierarchical national structures in the world . With a royal family of some 5000, benefiting at the giddy heights of the pyramid, whilst those at the bottom are far less enfranchised. Meanwhile, the nation is positioned in the middle of the Islamic world which has been undergoing a regional civil war to decide which nation and element of Islam would rule the region. Thus the energy of change and revolution is rampant across the region. As such it is remarkable that The Kingdom has survived along as it has in its current format.

Commodity Economies Part 1: Russia, the need for Rapprochement with the West

Russia the need for Rapprochement with the West.

With the expectation that the impending worldwide recession will act as the final stage in the decline of the commodity process since 2011 we are taking a look at the potential geopolitical consequences and risks for countries whose revenues are commodity price dependant.