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We publish a wide range of stories on a weekly basis, including articles and essays produced by fellowship participants, transcripted lectures, and original pieces by the Futuress team, often in collaboration with partner organizations.

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We offer a lively monthly program of online workshops, lectures, panel discussions, and networking events around the politics of design.

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We are a globally-dispersed team of mostly womxn and non-binary designers, writers, journalists, editors, researchers, educators, artists, activists, and beyond.

“Democracy in Iran will arrive through women”

“Democracy in Iran will arrive through women”

Feminist activist Shirin Ebadi discusses why the women-led protests in Iran may herald the regime change.
How Far We’ve Cum: Sweden’s “Sex Ed” Through Time

How Far We’ve Cum: Sweden’s “Sex Ed” Through Time

Historically, the same pitfall: society changes fast, and schools cannot bear the full responsibility for sex education alone. What next?
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“Listen To Me All Around You:” Listening Practices In The Digital

“Listen To Me All Around You:” Listening Practices In The Digital

Francisca Khamis Giacoman and Tina Omayemi Reden discuss Skype’s heyday, attentive listening, and why there is no “one” digital space.
“We Are Not Safe:” Platform Censorship And Algorithmic Trauma

“We Are Not Safe:” Platform Censorship And Algorithmic Trauma

Oppressive social structures are coded into our feeds to alienate and harm marginalized identity dissidents in Latin America. How can we fight back?
Fabricating the Dodo: the Making and Unmaking of a Bird

Fabricating the Dodo: the Making and Unmaking of a Bird

Revealing natural history museums’ politics of preservation and representation through an uncanny encounter with the most famous extinct bird.

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