Author Archives: James

About James

James Harkin is a social forecaster, and the Director of Flockwatching

Metrosexuals

At the end of July 2006, scientists at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig announced one of the most intriguing breakthroughs of modern science. Using … READ MORE

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The backlash against baby boomers, The Guardian comment pages, November 6 2006. By James Harkin

Trend watchers should take their hats off to the versatility of Team David Cameron. No sooner had the Tory leader tried to out-young Tony Blair … READ MORE

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Singletons

‘Why am I being selfish if there’s only me?” demanded singleton Will Freeman in Nick Hornby’s determinedly sentimental novel About a Boy. Well, now we … READ MORE

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