The Futures of Australia – Editor's Introduction

by Sohail Inayatullah

Introduction

Australia stands at a cross-roads. The used future – reminiscent of the cultural politics of the 1950s – appears to have reached its dead-end. The blind following of the neo-liberal economic model with little concern for social, environmental and spiritual consequences has created a richer but divided Australia. What will happen next? Inspired by the October 2006 Ozforesight conference – futurists met in Melbourne to create new futures for Australia and the world – JFS brings together these contributions.(continue…)

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