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
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    Albert: 20 Draft Theses on Liberation

    The theses offered seek seek discussion and refinement to advance five overarching values: Self managed decision making; Equitably distributed benefits and circumstances; Mutual aid and empathy; Sustainable ecological; and social diversity Internationalism

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    Albert: RPS Backdrop

    What I find myself troubled by - indeed, even more than troubled by - is that we who went through the last fifty years have been so bad at communicating useful lessons to today’s young folks

  • Lennon: An Organizer’s Take On RPS/2044

    The following essay is about the new book RPS/2044 by one of...

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    Albert: Give RPS A Chance

    Justin Podur interviews Michael Albert about the new book, RPS/2044



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

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                         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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