What is really important to us in the future? More time, justice and participation are on many people's wish list – at least in the rich industrialised countries. But we often have the feeling that we don't have a say. In fact, social change often starts when people like you and me have a good idea or a concern, bring a dose of idealism and just get started. The right amount of property, freedom and time must be democratically negotiated with a view to nature and the needs of all people. That is exactly what we should do.