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Ecotopia. Bask in the fantasy. It’s a vision – albeit a sadly fading one – for what could be.

Written by Ernest Callenbach, Ecotopia, continues a long and proud tradition of Western literature tracing itself back to Plato’s Republic (which I read not too long ago). 562 more words

Book Reviews

Dzivaguru the story of a Utopia: Education

The councillors agreed to sit with the people and hear what they thought needed to be fixed in the education sector. After sitting with the people, the council found out the people wanted some colossal changes to the system, it wasn’t merely about how to provide education to all the citizens. 1,485 more words


The Remain campaign needs a dash of the Brexiters' utopianism

When Labour’s shadow business secretary Angela Eagle described Michael Gove’s recent remarks on the post-Brexit prospects for UK trade as ‘utopian rubbish’, she probably though that the most important concept within that formulation was ‘rubbish’. 166 more words

Blog Posts

The 200 (+/-) Review: Socialism - A Very Short Introduction

A review of Socialism: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Newman

Prior to earning my baccalaureate at Williamson College I spent three years at an institution that could have easily been described as bourgeoisie in its approach to history, sexuality, religion, and economics. 1,028 more words


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Season 4 (Review)

This February and March (and a little bit of April), we’re taking a look at the 1995 to 1996 season of Star Trek, including… 5,891 more words

Star Trek

New Babylon - Utopian Modernism by Constant

Dutch artist Constant and Simon Vinkenoog printed a series of drawings and text in 1963 which playfully explored Constant’s ideas for a future utopian metropolis. He writes: 99 more words

Imagined Cities

Just Point and Laugh

A couple moths ago, I was at my folk’s house visiting family and was talking about politics with my brother-in-law and my nephew.  My nephew is a Bernie lover and my brother-in-law are Trump guys.   772 more words