Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
2023 Predictions Part II
We hear part two of Scott's 2023 Predictions Livestream. Plus, we hear predictions from several blue-flame thinkers on the global economy, healthcare, cities, and the financial markets.
Opinion: Cheer Up! The World Is Better Off Than You Think.
Enough with the doom and gloom! Our planet may be in better shape than you think.
Every year we make predictions. The purpose is to inspire a conversation. We also try to hold ourselves accountable. Here are some of our predictions for 2023.
5 Reasons Americans May Be Getting Along Better Than You Think
Americans don’t seem to agree on much these days – we’re deeply divided around a range of political issues from abortion to gun control.
Imagining a better future is easy if you try. But you have to try.
Even the Smithsonian's dreary 'Futures' exhibit, in the end, made visitors more optimistic about tomorrow.
The Case for Shorttermism
Concern for generations unborn is laudable and right, but is it really a pre-requisite for saving the world?
What an Overly Pessimistic View of America Gets Wrong
Yascha Mounk and Eboo Patel discuss how religious differences strengthen America’s civic fabric.
Overcoming American Cynicism
One thing I know is focusing only on the negative helps perpetuate a victimhood mentality that is helpful to no one, most notably to those who are actually victims of injustice.
Real Ways to Predict the Future
Do you wish you could predict the future? Not in a street-corner psychic kind of way, but in a more personal, meaningful way — to know what’s coming, and to know what decisions you should make?
The Future is Vast: Longtermism’s perspective on humanity’s past, present, and future
If we manage to avoid a large catastrophe, we are living at the early beginnings of human history.
America the generous: U.S. leads globe in giving
America was the world's most generous country this past decade, according to the Charities Aid Foundation's World Giving Index, which surveyed 1.3 million people in 125 countries.