Basic income in the ‘long now’: three critical considerations for the future(s) of alternative welfare systems

Graffiti work by Banksy, itself a reworking of the original “Begging for Change” by Australian street artist Meek.   Many of today’s proposals for and experiments with Universal Basic Income (UBI) in so-called developed countries seem to be congruent with, and indeed in some instances explicitly catered towards maintaining the dominant political economic architecture and […]

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Gaming the future and the futures of gaming: on pathways and possibilities of anticipatory commoning

World Game Seminar at New York Studio School (1969, New York). Courtesy of Stanford University Libraries Special Collections »Make the world work, for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone« – Buckminster Fuller[1] »Imagine a future where cities are modeled, tested, designed, and […]

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