Identity Card Still Relevant

Posted on February 17th, 2011 by floraschnall // News // 1 Comment

FM-2030 wrote Identity Card while living in Iran in the 1960s and had to smuggle the book out of the country to have it published. With good reason as it pinpointed the reasons for tyranny and oppression in that country. The book is set in an unidentified Middle Eastern country and could be anyone of […]

The Future Takes Forever: Becoming FM-2030

Posted on February 1st, 2011 by floraschnall // Press & Reviews // 1 Comment

On September 4, 1972, the novelist and futurist Fereidoun M. Esfandiary published an editorial on the op-ed page of The New York Times concerning the Arab-Israeli conflict. Titled “A Plague on Both Your Tribes,” it announced that the situation had become a “monumental bore”: that the leadership had failed, and the antagonists, “acting like adolescents, […]