The McFuture Podcast with Steve Faktor

Join futurist author and innovation maharishi Steve Faktor for provocative predictions and prescriptions for a world drowning in Avengers, but starved for meaning…and laughter.

This season features edgy monologues on how tech, economics and culture are building our virtualized future – and what it will take to succeed in it. You don’t want to miss it.

CORONANOMICS 3: Pass or Fail?

Did we do it? Is it cured? How do we know if our leaders did well? What’s a “good” outcome? Here are three measures of “success” for handling the coronavirus pandemic. This 10-part daily series explores the economics of  the deadly Coronavirus & how to survive its even deadlier cure – a deep recession, … CORONANOMICS 3: Pass or …

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Coronanomics 2: Forbidden Math

In this episode, I calculate the coronavirus death toll and DARE to put a $-value on human life. Dark and forbidden.   This 10-part daily series explores the economics of  the deadly Coronavirus & how to survive its even deadlier cure – a deep #recession, or worse. This series will cover: … Coronanomics 2: Forbidden MathRead …

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Coronanomics 1: Opportunity

This is the first of a daily, 10-part series about the economics of  the deadly Coronavirus & how to survive its even deadlier cure – a deep #recession, or worse. Here I explain my inspiration for this series – our last recession. And why I’m optimistic we can make something … Coronanomics 1: OpportunityRead More …

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The Future IS BELIEF

Our world sells influence, but it runs on followers. Everything around us is designed to steal attention, trigger desire, and win devotion. Our biggest winners win by creating habit or dependency. And charismatic leaders have powerful new tools to harness belief. Some, inspire positive change. Others, manipulate or weaponize our … The Future IS BELIEFRead …

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Schooled By Stiglitz – Nobel Economist’s 40-Minute Crash Course on EVERYTHING

Ever get the urge to run all your wild theories by a Nobel Prize-winning economist? Well, I got to do just that with the former Chief Economist of the World Bank, Columbia University Professor, and author of:  People, Power, and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent The Euro: … Schooled By Stiglitz – …

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Why Rage Rules & How It Heals

This episode is all about POWER! And it lives somewhere between ‘distraction and destruction’…remember that phrase. The 4 types of media disinformation…yet only one matters The 7 stages of our rage cycle and each player’s real motives The 4 cancellation tactics of “cancel culture” And why none of it matters. … Why Rage Rules & …

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