Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

Mood Riffs

  • A New Middle East?

    A New Middle East?

    Israel signs peace pacts with neighbors. Will the Palestinians be next?

     
  • Mood—The Right Mood

    Mood—The Right Mood

    The trailer for the new James Bond film comes at an opportune time.

     
  • Basketball Bounces Back

    Basketball Bounces Back

    Basketball’s playoffs appeared to be in jeopardy until teams decided to resume play. Learn more about the sport’s connection to social mood.

     
  • Nukes, Hackers and Germs: North Korea’s Expanding War Capabilities

    Nukes, Hackers and Germs: North Korea’s Expanding War Capabilities

    North Korea is still enriching uranium for nuclear weapons. What has influenced its varying levels of aggression since the end of World War II?

     
  • Firearm Fever

    Firearm Fever

    Purchases of guns in the U.S. are soaring. Socionomists have identified a connection between fear and gun sales during negative-mood trends.

     
  • Sorry Honey, I’m Not in the Mood

    Sorry Honey, I’m Not in the Mood

    Researchers say Earth is unprepared for a global population crash that will have “jaw dropping” consequences. Birth rates are regulated by social mood.

     
  • Who’s for Dinner?

    Who’s for Dinner?

    A new board game follows the experiences of some cannibalistic 19th century pioneers. Games, like other forms of entertainment, are reflections of social mood.

     
  • Energy Companies Targeted in Climate Change Lawsuit

    Energy Companies Targeted in Climate Change Lawsuit

    More than 10 state and city governments have filed climate change lawsuits against energy companies. None have succeeded yet, but could this trend change?

     
  • Will Your Company Survive the Bankruptcy Wave?

    Will Your Company Survive the Bankruptcy Wave?

    More than 700 companies sought bankruptcy protection in the U.S. in May. Fortify your business or career to give it the best chance to thrive in the bear market.

     
  • Putin Shows His Dark Side … Again

    Putin Shows His Dark Side … Again

    A decree allows Russia to use nuclear force in the event of a conventional weapons attack. The new law is one more example of Russia’s growing aggression.