What if…? We are paid to be citizens.

Designing a different, better way to live

Alex Turner
12 min readMar 14, 2023


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In her book Imaginable, Jane McGonigal introduces a game called Turn The World Upside Down. The premise is simple: take a fact that is true today, and turn it upside down.

I call this Future, Flipped.

So, let’s play. For this scenario, we’ll flip the idea of the cost of living —…