Welcome to Parecon Watch,

Parecon -  short for Participatory Economics - is a vision for how to conduct economic affairs consistent with liberatory values including solidarity, diversity, equity, self management, ecological sustainability, peace, and classlessness.

On this page you can find quite a lot of material about parecon, and links to other pages that in turn have much more, as well.

If there is anything you think that should be directly linked from here, which is not, please let us know.

Latest Parecon


Parecon Interviews
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    Albert: From Each to Each?

    Parecon's institutions instead not only get the allocative tasks accomplished justly, they also facilitate desirable personal and social commitments and habits

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    Albert: Socialisms?

    New institutions, also established by human beings, can generate vastly superior outcomes. Defining and working to attain those new institutions ought to be our economic agenda

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    Albert: What Went Wrong

    Some movement activists believe that whatever has been, had to be

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    Albert: Thoughts & Deeds 5: Organization!?

    This is part five of a six part interview. It deals mainly with the IOPS experience



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Parecon Rap Album:

IntroBury TINA
Class Dismissed / No Gangsters
...and much more!

"This is what we're talkin about..."
                         Michael Albert

Recent ParVideo
Some Anarchist Criticisms

images-5Various anarchists have at times registered concerns about parecon. The following four essays address these concerns.

Vision Per Se? -should we have any institutional vision at all
Origin and Style? - questioning parecon's source and approach
Too Capitalist? - questioning pareconish remuneration and allocation
Structural and Strategic Flaws? - addresses concerns about strategy

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