We are in the middle of the greatest technological revolution in history. It could give all of us a better quality of life and new, more cooperative ways of living. Or it could further concentrate the world’s wealth in the hands of a few. Tim Dunlop’s The Future of Everything offers a bold vision for ensuring that we achieve the former. A world that is fairer, less violent and most radical of all, more joyous.
Tim Dunlop spells out his ideas for reclaiming common ground systematically, arguing the case for more public ownership of essential assets, more public space, a transparent media system and an education that prepares us for the future, not the past. His vision for improved democracies and societies is practical and realistic, grounded in knowledge of what we are doing well and what we must do better. He argues that we have the policy tools to make it happen – what we need is public and political will.
Join Tim in conversation with Greg Jericho for the launch of The Future of Everything.
Tickets: $12 (includes a complimentary glass of house wine or soft drink)
Tim Dunlop is a writer, academic and popular speaker. Author of Why the Future of Workless, he has a PhD in political philosophy, and has written and broadcast extensively on US and Australian politics, the media, and the future of work. He writes regularly for The Guardian and other publications, and teaches in the postgraduate school of journalism at the University of Melbourne.
Greg Jericho writes on economics for Guardian Australia. He has also written for the ABC, SBS and worked as a researcher for the ABC’s 'Hamster Wheel' and 'Planet America'. He is the author of The Rise of the Fifth Estate: Social Media and Blogging in Australian Politics and he also lectures on political communication at the University of Canberra. In 2016 he won the Walkley Award for Commentary, Analysis, Opinion and Critique.