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
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    Podur: Envisioning a Future Participatory Society

    A review of RPS 2044: An Oral History of the Next American Revolution, by Michael Albert

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    Sandstrom: Accounting in a Democratic Economy

    There is a value in discussing visions and demonstrating that alternatives to the capitalist economic system can be expressed in more concrete terms as well, and not only in high-flying utopian rhetoric

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    Albert: Class

    Chapter twenty of the book RPS/2044: An Oral History of the next American Revolution.

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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

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Parecon Interviews
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    Podur: Envisioning a Future Participatory Society

    A review of RPS 2044: An Oral History of the Next American Revolution, by Michael Albert

  • avatar

    Sandstrom: Accounting in a Democratic Economy

    There is a value in discussing visions and demonstrating that alternatives to the capitalist economic system can be expressed in more concrete terms as well, and not only in high-flying utopian rhetoric

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    Albert: Class

    Chapter twenty of the book RPS/2044: An Oral History of the next American Revolution.

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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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Lonnie Atkinson's
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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