Disrupting the Business Model of War

Can we Raise Awareness Toward Disrupting the Business Model of War?  If we become aware of the interconnected systems and interests of political & planetary oppression, we can publicly speak to these issues, and disrupt their functions. We hold that a truly peaceful world demonstrates flourishing – which is present when people, societies and ecologies […]

Disrupting the Business Model of War

Can we Raise Awareness Toward Disrupting the Business Model of War? If we become aware of the interconnected systems and interests of political & planetary oppression, we can publicly speak to these issues, and disrupt their functions. We hold that the only truly sustainable world is flourishing – which is present when people, societies and […]

Futures of Journalism: Truth, Power, and Media

The Future(s) of Journalism dialogic workshop inquired into the problematics of three focal questions: How might we create insightful, enterprising, and investigative local journalism? How might we create a more diverse, relevant, and trustworthy journalism? Who holds the power and how can we distribute it evenly and democratize journalism so it can speak truth to […]

Decolonizing Futures through Storytelling

OCAD SFI grad student Pupul Bisht presented the October DwD on exploring storytelling to decolonize foresight methods. Pupul’s research in OCADU’s Strategic Foresight and Innovation program critiques and redefines futures methods by inquiring into cross-cultural and indigenous futures thinking. Pupul explores several questions in the workshop: How might storytelling work as a tool for inclusion […]

Worldbuilding: A Workshop on Shared Futuring

The first of two foresight workshops presented by Strategic Foresight and Innovation students was held in September with Maheen Zaidi sharing a methodology being proposed for long-horizon transition design and collaborative scenario thinking. Her workshop engaged about 30 participants in exploring futures through worldbuilding and narrative visioning practices. She organized the session around three inquiries: […]