Norman Lewis

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Norman Lewis in 2009

Norman Lewis is is a futurist and senior communications executive who is associated with the libertarian anti-environmental LM network, having stood as a candidate for Workers Against Racism in the 1992 General Election in the Holborn and St Pancras constituency,[1] written the introduction to the Living Marxism edition of Lenin's Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism (published by Pluto in 1996),[2] having written for Living Marxism,[3] worked for cScape, being an co-author of the Big Potatoes founding manifesto,[4] a speaker at the Battle of Ideas and the East Midlands Salon,[5] an adjudicator for Debating Matters and having written for Spiked [6]. He currently runs Futures-diagnosis of which he says "futures-diagnosis initially began as collaboration between myself, Dr Norman Lewis, and Professor Frank Furedi which aimed to interrogate the relationship between the Internet and society in an attempt to identify key trends for the future." [7]

He studied at the University of Sussex.


Website Futures-Diagnosis
Twitter Norm_Lewis
Profile "Norman Lewis profile" London Speaker Bureau
Profile "Norman Lewis", Big Potatoes website, accessed 29 Dec 2010
LinkedIn 'Norman Lewis


  1. Compiled from data at: LONDON - - - BOROUGHS
  2. V I Lenin, Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism (Living Marxism Originals) (ISBN: 0745310354 / 0-7453-1035-4) Introduction by James Malone; Norman Lewis, London: Pluto Press, 1996.
  3. Norman Lewis, 'Capitalism's modern mystics', Living Marxism, No. 93, September 1996, p. 43-5.; Norman Lewis and Sheila Parker, 'New China, New Danger?', LM 99, p. 34, April 1997.; Norman Lewis, 'Taboos: Child labour, new danger?', LM 102, p. 12, July/August 1997.
  4. "About Us", Big Potatoes website, accessed 31 May 2010
  5. "June 2010 newsletter", Institute of Ideas website, accessed 31 May 2010
  6. "Google: a data-liberation army?", Spiked website, accessed 31 May 2010
  7. "About", futures-diagnosis website, accessed 1 Jan 2011