In looking towards a more utopian society, we might consider the African philosophy of ubuntu, as well as Michael Tellinger’s concept of contributionism.
Andrzej Górz, co-founder of Open Jazdów – a civil initiative in a unique settlement of wooden Finnish houses in the centre of Warsaw – talks about what utopia means to him.
If you travel around Ukraine today, you might come across some remnants of the one-time Soviet dream: elaborate mosaic art depicting idealized citizens of the USSR.
Katarzyna Boni, author of the reportage “Auroville: The City Made of Dreams”, talks about the difficulties of establishing (and writing about) utopian societies.
Architect and food visionary Carolyn Steel talks about a culinary approach to a good life, the future of farming, and the importance of sharing food and meals.
Anastasianism (or the Ringing Cedars) is a new age religious movement that started in Russia. We visit one of its kinship homesteads to find out how to heal the human civilization.
With global catastrophe on the horizon, a writer asks: what do the Rojava Kurds, Pope Francis, and Silicon Valley visionaries all have in common?