Welcome to the Future

We are witnessing profound changes in how our world works. Are you ready?

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Race and Politics: Melissa Harris-Lacewell

Striking a balance between being president of all and a representative of his race “might be Obama’s toughest challenge.”

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

National Values: Andrew J. Bacevich

The Obama administration can do nothing more important than inspire Americans to reexamine “what we mean by freedom.”

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

America’s Soul: Grace Lee Boggs

The Detroit-based activist and philosopher sees an America with the chance to remake itself for the better.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Cultural Freedom: James Boyle

To realize the creative potential of the digital age, we must rethink intellectual property rights as part of a new “environmentalism of the mind.”

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Genomics: Juan Enriquez

In the decades to come, the ability to understand the genetic code of life will change the global balance of power.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Planetary Survival: Daniel M. Kammen

Solving our energy problems and saving life on Earth will require reinventing the American economy in order to create and sustain a new wave of technological innovation.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Future’s Future: Ray Kurzweil

As the power of technology continues to grow, humans will soon become one with computers.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Meta-Museum: David McFadden

The chief curator of New York’s Museum of Arts and Design speaks to how the project of art institutions is being redefined.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Humbled Visions: Pablo Helguera

As money drains out of the art market, there is a good chance that the art will actually get better.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

FLYPside: The Year that Was

Going global may be the only way out of this mess.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

Planet of Sound Jukebox

FLYP picks the best music from our first 20 issues.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »

The End: Foresight

Events in 2009 that will matter.

ENTER » TEXT ONLY »