The Ministry for the Future: Climate Change, Sci Fi, and our Near Future


Kim Stanley Robinson and The Ministry for the Future.

We are joined by Kim Stanley Robinson, the renowned science fiction author, to discuss his NYT bestselling book "The Ministry for the Future". We discuss climate change, geoengineering, Fredric Jameson, anti-dystopian fiction, political terrorism, Capitalist Realism, democratic socialism, the boomer/millennial divide, and so much more!

  • ~00:07:15 Nice quick political bio of Robinson.
  • ~00:09:18 Any mid to near future science fiction has to take climate change in to account.
  • ~00:11:59 Capitalist realism and science fiction.

1. Elsewhere

1.1. In my garden

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1.3. Mentions

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