Could a new society be set up after capitalism, one which relies neither on the market nor on the state–a society based on directly democratic workplace and community councils? One such program has been called Parecon (from Participatory Economics), as developed by Michael Albert, Robin Hahnel.
Speakers: Wayne Price is a long time militant in labor, human rights, and antiwar struggles. A member of NEFAC (Northeastern Federation of Anarchist Communists), he writes regularly for www.Anarkismo.net and has a book, The Abolition of the State; Anarchist & Marxist Perspectives (www.authorhouse.com). Chris Spannos, one of the staff and editors at ZNet, has edited a book, Real Utopia: Participatory Society for the 21st Century, AK Press, May 2008.
Filmed at the New York City Bookfair May 2008 by David Buccola