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Book Review: Envisioning Real Utopias by Erik Olin Wright

Published on April 14, 2019 By Collin Sledge

Envisioning Real Utopias by Erik Olin Wright is a book about conceptualizing and creating a post capitalist society. Rather than a strong advocation for any single particular system to replace it, Wright gives a pragmatic evaluation of several. He devotes about 50 pages to a basic view of where capitalism falls short, which is helpful, […]

Futurists in the Media: Superforecasting

Published on November 28, 2015 By Joe Murphy

“Forecast, measure, revise. Repeat.” Superforecasting:The Art and Science of Prediction, a book about discerning the future is igniting a lot of discussion in the media about strategy and accuracy of forecasters and futurists. Co-authors Tetlock and Gardner seek an “evidenced based forecasting revolution,” telling us that forecasting is a skill we can cultivate and need […]