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-In 2017 Naomi Klein reminded us that “No is not enough.” To save the planet from impending catastrophe,​ people need a positive vision of a better world and the roads leading to it. In other words, a credible picture of a possible Utopia and plausible account of how to get there from here. But is "​Another World" REALLY possible? ​+In 2017 Naomi Klein reminded us that “No is not enough.” To save the planet from impending catastrophe,​ people need a positive vision of a better world and the roads leading to it. In other words, a credible picture of a possible Utopia and plausible account of how to get there from here. But is "​Another World" REALLY possible? ​
  
-To answer that question, we have decided to perform a thought experiment. Our premise: if there is even once chance in a hundred for a better world -- we ought to be able at least to //imagine// it. So we place ourselves in the position of future historians living in the year 2117 in a peaceful, egalitarian,​ democratic society on a damaged, but stabilized, planet. ​ Our project is to look backward a century to the year 2017 (on the bi-centenary of the unforeseen 1917 Soviet revolution) and reconstruct HOW our great-grandparents got us from THEN today’s capitalist death-spiral ​to NOW a sustainable,​ egalitarian global society free of war, oppression and exploitation. ​+To answer that question, we have decided to perform a thought experiment. Our premise: if there is even one chance in a hundred for a better world — we ought to be able at least to //imagine// it. So we place ourselves in the position of future historians living in the year 2117in a peaceful, egalitarian,​ democratic society on a damaged, but stabilized, planet. ​ Our project is to look backward a century to the year 2017 (on the bi-centenary of the then-unforeseen 1917 Russian Revolution) and reconstruct HOW our great-grandparents got us from THEN — today’s capitalist death-spiral ​— to NOWa sustainable,​ egalitarian global societyfree of war, oppression and exploitation. ​
  
-Our ongoing Future Historians seminar has been meeting ​ since September ​24, 2017. We gather in-person at our New York studio and via teleconference ​with participants across a dozen time zones – from L.A. California to Moscow, Russia - including participants in Chicago, ​D.C., Vermont, Paris and Rabat, Morocco. ​+Our ongoing Future Historians seminar has been meeting since September 2017. At present (May 2018) we are holding twice-monthly online seminars ​with participants across a dozen time zones – from California to Moscow ​— including participants in New York, Chicago, ​Washington DC, Vermont, Paris, ​and Morocco. ​
  
 +**Our process**: Examine the historical evidence and collectively piece together a plausible picture of our possible better world and the roads that led to it. Our only rule: no gods, no extra-terrestials.
  
-**Our process** : examine the historical evidence and collectively piece together a plausible picture of our possible better world and the roads that led to it. One rule: no gods, no extra-terrestials. +**Our goal**: ​Create ​a popular utopian fiction ​(working title //THEN AND NOW//), in the tradition of Bellamy'​s //Looking Backward// (1888) and Morris'​//News from Nowhere// ​(1890). The popularity of these utopias brought to life a new socialist movement at the end of the 19th Century. We hope that //THEN AND NOW// will also go viral, inspire ​its readers with hope for the future, and become a self-fulfilling prophecy.  ​
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-**Our goal**: ​create ​a popular utopian fictionworking title //THEN AND NOW// in the tradition of Bellamy'​s //Looking Backward// (1888) and Morris'​ //News from Nowhere//. The popularity of these utopias brought to life a new socialist movement at the end of the 19th Century. We hope that //THEN AND NOW// also go viral, inspire ​it readers with hope for the future, and become a self-fulfilling prophecy.  ​+
  
 Join us! All power to the imagination! Join us! All power to the imagination!
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