Aaron Bastani is co-founder and Senior Editor at Novara Media and has a doctorate from the University of London. His research interests include new media, social movements and political economy. He has written for Vice, the Guardian, the London Review of Books and the New York Times and regularly appears on the BBC and Sky News. In his new book, Fully Automated Luxury Communism, Bastani conju – res a vision of extraordinary hope, showing how we move to energy abundance, feed a world of 9 billion, overcome work, transcend the limits of biology, and establish meaningful freedom for everyone. Rather than a final destination, such a society merely heralds the real beginning of his – tory. His talk will be followed by a conversation with Aron Etzler, party secretary of the Left Party in Sweden.