An answer to the constant query put to economic and globalization activists: what do you want?

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Life After Capitalism

By Michael Albert

‘What do you want?’ is a constant query put to economic and globalization activists decrying current poverty, alienation and degradation. In this highly praised new work, destined to attract worldwide attention and support, Michael Albert provides an answer: Participatory Economics, ‘Parecon’ for short, a new economy, an alternative to capitalism, built on familiar values including solidarity, equity, diversity and people democratically controlling their own lives, but utilizing original institutions fully described and defended in the book.

“an imaginative, carefully reasoned description, persistently provocative, of how we might live free from economic injustice.”—Howard Zinn

“It merits close attention, debate, and action.”—Noam Chomsky, author of Consequences of Capitalism

Parecon is a brave argument for . . . a much needed…more equitable, democratic, participatory…alternative economic vision.”—Arrundhati Roy, author of Capitalism: A Ghost Story and My Seditious Heart

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Weight 13.2 oz
Dimensions 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.75 in



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