What If? | The Economist
What If? from The Economist. You've seen the news, now discover the story.
This is How Our Civilization Ends
In the late 2019, a new illness was found in Wuhan, and, a few months later, the entire world, more or less, was in lockdown. It wasn’t a blip or an anomaly or an oddity. It was a turning point. A…
Can This Board Game Prepare You For The Future Of Work?
IMPACT asks players to think like futurists–anticipating change, responding to unforeseen events, and living with uncertainty.
Announcing the Civil Society Foresight Observatory
Very often, the people who get to tell the most plausible and the most listened to stories about the future — the people who get to set the tone and the parameters for others’ expectations — are the…
Breaking the Silos Through Participatory Systems Mapping
By Eunji Kang and Eunsoo Lee (Dark Matter Labs), Tshering Wangmo, Tshoki Zangmo and Bishnu Chettri (UNDP Bhutan) Bhutan, a country of roughly 760,000 people and one of the very few carbon-negative…
The Living Projects | Land Based Lifelong Learning | Dartington
Learn about the living projects, our mission, history and how we support our local community by incubating initatives for young people, social infrastructure and meaningful work.
Young leaders want local solutions for a better welfare state - New Local
When Children England asked young people to lead their own inquiry into how to create a welfare state that’s fair for children, they focused on local community-led solutions. Chloe Darlington looks at their ideas, from community health hubs to school community days.
Collecting Real Utopias: Introductions – Artsadmin
In the first blog of the Collecting Real Utopias series, Malaika introduces the motivations and ideas behind the series, and offers a taster of what’s to come. Over the coming months, Malaika Cunningham, Practice Researcher at Artsadmin, will be writing a monthly blog series
Techniques of futuring: On how imagined futures become socially performative - Jeroen Oomen, Jesse Hoffman, Maarten A. Hajer, 2021
The concept of the future is re-emerging as an urgent topic on the academic agenda. In this article, we focus on the ‘politics of the future’: the social proces...
Listening to the Future
Every day we take steps which carry our attitudes and assumptions about the future. Our steps can be fearful and cautious. They can also be bold leaps made out of clear-eyed hope and raw necessity…
Fab DIY cities of tomorrow | Atlas of the Future
More people live in cities than not, so it’s time they became more environmentally sound. Fab City aims to build a sustainable new world – collectively.
New app: “Climate time travel” as a test for future decisions — Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
01/11/2021 - Anyone concerned about our future climate will soon be able to contribute to understanding the social dynamics of climate change by taking part in a “citizen science” experiment. In a donation-funded online simulation currently being developed by the non-profit company SCIARA in cooperation with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), users can playfully explore virtual climate futures, make decisions, and see the consequences. Based on the players' behavior…