To celebrate Mashujaa Day, a holiday to honor all those who contributed to the struggle for Kenya’s independence, today’s PEN podcast features Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s predictions for where the world may be in the year 2050. His speech was originally delivered at the opening night of the 2015 PEN World Voices Festival, for which leading writers from around the globe were asked to present their best- and worst-case scenarios for the state of the world in 2050.