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.

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Parecon Interviews




Parecon Blogs
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



Lonnie Atkinson's
Parecon Rap Album:

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

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

Some Parecon Debates


Debating the Young Chomsky
Albert addresses Chomsky concerns...

Parecon and Peercommony
Siefkes/Albert debate

Parecon and Peer to Peer
Albert/Bauwens debate

Global & Domestic Economics
Monbiot/Albert debate goals

Parecon & Anarchocommunism

Social Ecology Versus Parecon
Staudenmaier/Albert debate

Parecon & Libertarian Municipalism
Numerous participants debate...

Debate mostly with primitivists...

Market Socialism Versus Parecon
Schweickart/Albert debate

Marxism, Socialism, Parecon
Callinicos/Albert debate

Marxism Debate
Maass/Albert debate

Socialism Debate
Debating Finger and Mandel


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