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Your Call: What's driving our obsession with the future?

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On the November 3rd edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with cultural critic Hal Niedzviecki about his new book, Trees On Mars: Our Obsession with the Future.

 Niedzviecki  argues that the rise of future as our organizing principle is having a deep, lasting impacts on our families, our communities, and our physical and mental well-being. What is it like to live in a society utterly focused on what is going to happen next? Join the conversation with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Hal Niedzviecki, writer, cultural critic, and author of Trees On Mars: Our Obsession with the Future

Web Resources:

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