Less than an hour till the new year in the UK, and I would like to layout members ideas (and mine) for what we think will happen in 2008. Due to me
being the author of the thread (duh!) I'll go first;
Both Japan and the UK will experience a recession. US is likely, but I feel it will avoid a sharp decline.
Chinese and Indian growth will help to steady the world economy. Talks will begin about a possible global currency due to massive declines in the
The rise of the PetroEuro.
As a liberal, it pains be to say this, but Mitt Romney will beat Clinton for the White House. McCainn will be Vice President.
During the Olympics, China will be frustrated when numerous protests will be carried out live on international TV.
European and economic policy, due to a recession and the EU treaty, will result in the UK government becoming split and the labour party divided.
Resulting in Tories increasing support (pains me to say)
Boris Johnson will be elected Mayor of London (and you thought Bush was bad with words!) Sarkozy will push through his reforms, despite wide scale
protest in French. Magube will finally step aside in Zimbabwe bring democratic reforms, Britain will demand he is sent to The Hague to face crimes
Guantanamo bay will be closed.
Kosovo will become an independent nation along with the creation of Palestine, which Hamas will refuse to recognise along with Iran and Sudan.
UN will final decide on a world parliament, after being stalled since 1945.
China will win more medals than the US at the Olympics. Germany to win Euro 2008. Chelsea to lift the European Cup (Yes, I'm bias
More outbreaks of bird flu. Another flu like virus will develop in Asia and spread in the Pacific region causing fears of another Spanish flu like
outbreak. Health group will claim a cure for cancer is 5 years away.
With more powerful storms and odd weather patterns, the UN Climate Group will discuss the idea of a global carbon tax. India and China will oppose and
threaten to boycott, US refuses to sign agreement.
ATS will declare war on the UN