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09.16.14 Sophie Weiner

American Libertarians were thrilled when it was announced that a community modeled after Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, was in the works in Chile. The South American country was apparently an obvious choice due to their low taxes and temperate climate. This utopian retreat concept, dubbed “Galt’s Gulch Chile,” was founded in part by Jeff Berwick, who sold […]

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03.03.14 Marina Galperina

Artist Austin Houldsworth‘s new project Walden Note imagines a currency for a utopian society that doesn’t need currency. In 1942, behavioral psychologist B. F. Skinner published the utopian novel Walden Two (1942) which imagines a leaderless society that shares work, family and resources. Members are “conditioned to be productive, creative and happy.” They never say “thank you,” never get paid […]

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