The McFuture Podcast with Steve Faktor

Freakier than Freakonomics. More funny than Planet Money.

Futurist, author & innovation maharishi Steve Faktor is your guide to The McFuture, a world drowning in #Kardashians but starved for meaning.

The podcast features Steve’s provocative, funny monologues about our future and mind-blowing conversations with cultural icons, Nobel-winning economists, and innovators shaping our world.

The theme for Season 1 is ‘saturation’, the subject of Steve’s next book.

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12½ Truth Bombs

In this very special episode of The McFuture, we’ll bust 12½* modern myths about money, business, education, tech and government. Many of our assumptions deserves ruthless scrutiny. Questioning assumptions is how we innovate and shape our future.  It’s how we demand more from ourselves, employers and leaders.   Some of these … 12½ Truth BombsRead More …

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World Without Billionaires

Every night, dozens of billionaires curl up with an underfed model, wondering where their next plate of wealth-affirming foie gras will come from. But heartless Americans don’t care. They want billionaires to pay for universal healthcare, universal basic income (UBI), free college, and a pocket comb for Bernie. What if they … World Without BillionairesRead More …

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Something TERRIFIC!!! [Part 4 of 6: Universal Healthcare]

You wanted it, you got it. Here’s the solution to universal healthcare in the US. And it’s Something TERRIFIC!! I eagerly await your vitriol gratitude. – – – In case you missed earlier parts of this special 6-part series of The McFuture Podcast, The Capitalist Solution to Universal Healthcare, check out: PART 1: Wrong … Something TERRIFIC!!! [Part 4 …

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Would You Trust A Schizophrenic? (With Your Healthcare) [Part 3 of 6]

Like any authentic pinata, Part 3 of The Capitalist Solution For Universal Healthcare is packed with candy and nails. So many expect so much from government, especially healthcare. But what can this monster actually deliver? A cynic (or libertarian) might say, “NOTHING!! GIVE ME MY MONEY BACK!” But you’re in luck. This … Would You Trust A …

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The 13 Economic Crimes of American Healthcare [Part 2 of 6]

The ultimate, 100% organic, locally-sourced, gluten-free business case for why our healthcare system is an economic nightmare.  And why those who think they’re safe – the insured – are most vulnerable. By the time we’re done, every citizen, capitalist, entrepreneur, artist and cripple will want to rise up and smash our system … The 13 Economic Crimes …

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