Wicked Thinking
News from alternative social futures

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Apr
19

Premium hike for those who don’t care for country

Property ownership comes with environmental responsibilities
2 min read
Mar
22

Councils mandate solar and plants on warehouse roofs

We could turn our industrial estates into sustainable systems
1 min read
Mar
03

Flood victims offered tiny homes instead of insurance policies

Victims of recent floods in Queensland and New South Wales will not be able to renew house insurance policies and are instead being offered discounted tiny homes.
1 min read
Feb
15

Future present: abandoned shops

A future in which only the very wealthy can enjoy the spoils of capitalism is emerging.
1 min read
Feb
09

Swiss investigate following rogue bureaucrat's vote on vaccines

What if activists infiltrated key institutions with the aim of changing decisions?
1 min read
Feb
04

Future Fund dumps arms, invests in indigenous estate

What if sovereign investments privileged sustainability over financial returns?
1 min read
Feb
04

Eruption drives radical change to border policies

One way wealthy nations could support Pacific nations facing increased environmental risks.
1 min read
Feb
04

Health service prioritises unvaccinated patients

What if the unvaccinated were given priority treatment?
1 min read
Feb
04

Disposable masks banned to curb pollution

What if environmental needs were valued above human health?
1 min read