Forecast: South African 2019 general election results

Forecasting the results of the 2019 general election, the ANC is likely to win a close contest with 55% of the national vote, compared to 29% for the DA, 12% for the EFF and 4% for the other parties combined. In the system of proportional representation, this would...

The Intelligence Race

The Intelligence Race By Michael Lee, author of Codebreaking our Future One of the occupational hazards of being a futurist is worrying about things long before they happen. One aspect of the future that worries me a lot is how ill-prepared we are for coping with the...

The Ten Greatest Predictions of All Time

The Ten Greatest Predictions of All Time* By Michael Lee *First appeared in Knowing our Future – the startling case for futurology It is mid-September in Germany in 1930. Significant electoral gains have seen the Nazi Party become the country’s second biggest party in...

Preparing for a Pax Trumpicana

Preparing for a Pax Trumpicana “A Pax Americana is defined as a state of relative international peace overseen by the US superpower. A Pax Trumpicana would be a revision of this order according to a bold, new, highly personalised, US-centric presidency of Donald...

Finding Future x in Cape Town

Finding Future x in Cape Town What is the future? Where is it? Join Futurist Michael Lee on his journey to discover the hidden order behind time, causality and the future...