Tuesday, 21 May 2019
All good things must come to an end: thank you and goodbye from the Futures Forum blog
We seem to have reached a certain point where we are very much looking to new futures, new starts and a lot of anticipation. We have a sub...
Monday, 20 May 2019
Brexit: and the EU elections: the latest South West poll results
It's difficult to make election predictions: Futures Forum: Brexit: and the EU elections: Democratic Audit looks at what will happen in...
Brexit: and failing to introduce transparency in social media advertising
The likes of Facebook and Google pretty much control what we see and do on-line: Futures Forum: "Guided democracy" and the centur...
Sunday, 19 May 2019
Sidmouth Annual Town Meeting > Monday 20th May > challenges and opportunities
There is quite a new tranche of Town Councillors at Sidmouth: Futures Forum: BREAKING NEWS: Sidmouth shake-up Tomorrow, Monday 20th May, ...
Ken Loach’s "Sorry We Missed You" @ Cannes > "a grim depiction of gig economy ‘serfdom’"
What exactly do we mean by the 'gig economy'? Futures Forum: 'Independent workers' and the 'gig economy' Futures F...
Repair Cafés: in praise of economic inefficiency
An 'economy' is more than simply being 'efficient' - and the Repair Café movement is challenging these common notions: Fut...
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