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Signaling our values through creative currencies

The confluence of crises in 2020 has laid bare deep societal fissures and flaws. We are questioning what we truly care about and why.

The PNCA Strategy + Foresight class has been exploring the what, how, and why of personal and societal values. In particular, what symbolic systems do we use for signaling and promoting our values, and how might we design better ones? We’ve learned to call these value-signaling systems: currencies.

In this publication, we speculate on creative currency futures, and we invite you to play along.

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