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On TrendThe Business of Forecasting the Future$
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Devon Powers

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780252042874

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252042874.001.0001

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Public Futures

Public Futures

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(p.159) Conclusion Public Futures
Source:
On Trend
Author(s):

Devon Powers

Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042874.003.0008

The conclusion argues that despite the positive and progressive contributions of the trend industry, its current path mostly furthers the inequities of global capitalism and promotes futures that serve only the interests of the powerful. In contrast, the chapter calls for public futures, which include different means of conducting, distributing, and educating others about futures research.

Keywords:   critical futures, public futures, futures education, trends, democratic futures

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