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2011

What's Changing? - Freedom
Freedom
Halcyon Identifies 19 May 2018

 

Please see below recent freedom-related change.

 

May 2018

On Humanity

The Royal Society of Arts gathered a high-profile panel of speakers to explore the hidden agendas behind our values and attitudes toward the place of ‘the human’ in today’s societies, and debate what must now be a key issue for the 21st century.

Inspired by a dying man's legacy to the young

In the last months of his life, a physically weakened Christopher Hitchens travelled to the Texas Freethought Convention and while there, an eight-year-old girl asked Hitchens what books she should consider reading. Intrigued, Hitchens spent 15 minutes chatting with the youngster and sketching out a reading list (below). His last words to her? "Lots of love...remember the love bit..."

On Detours Halcyon In Kal… 5 May 2013

"The really happy man is one who can enjoy the scenery on a detour." - Anon

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What Happened? - 2012

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MI Forecasts 2012 brought together high quality internal intelligence and external forecasts that provide important insights into what might happen for the rest of this year.  

In Top Risks 2012, Eurasia Group noted that political risks dominate global headlines in a way we've not experienced in decades.Everywhere you look in today's global economy, concerns over insular, gridlocked, or fractured politics affecting markets stare back at you. (To assess Eurasia's likely accuracy, please see the group's 2011 forecasts below.)

Innovation in business (archive) Halcyon In Business 2 January 2012

Key developments in 2011:

The Global Innovation Index claimed to show which nations are on the rise and which are not.

In Eye on Innovation. Dialog explored how the right information can help organisations find and monitor innovation. R

Idenfifying Ideas, January 2012 Halcyon Identifies 2 January 2012

Key developments:

  • Was 2011 a good year for ideas?  In other words, did mankind advance knowledge through scientific discoveries or other breakthroughs in thinking in the past 12 months?