People now fighting economic injustice have no right to decide how future people should live
If Parecon is determined unworthy or un-implementable, okay – it should be dismissed as a vision and used only as a source of possible partial insights. But if it is both worthy and viable, it should be shared widely as a vision, and, in that capacity, help movements to win a better world
The following interview was conducted over Skype between Michael Albert and Michael Galli who teaches a class on media at Rivendell Academy, a 7-12 interstate public school on the Vermont/New Hampshire border, and his students.
The origins and heritage of participatory economics, the logical basis for its components, peoples’ problems with it, and why people should care about it
Sanders, Corbyn, Syriza, Podemos – wars, poverty, assassinations, exclusions, occupations, depredations – I have been asked to write an essay that presents the origins and heritage of participatory economics – as an alternative economic vision – and that explains the logical basis for its components, presents and addresses peoples’ problems with it, and finally Read more…
Major interview for German periodical Utopie: “There will be no successful movement to escape capitalism until there is widespread agreement that there is superior life beyond capitalism”
The participatory theory sketches out a vision of what ought to come next – a social life free from mercantilism and authoritarian institutions
An in-depth interview on participatory economics
Winning should mean establishing new institutions able to accomplish necessary tasks of society
A chapter co authored by Michael Albert and Florian Zollmann from a book to be published in Germany, Ways from Capitalism..