Alternatives to Capitalism

Proposals for a Democratic Economy
Original Publish Date: May 24, 2016
Product Number: EB00671056
Released: May 24, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781784785062
Publisher: Verso
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What would a viable free and democratic society look like? Poverty, exploitation, instability, hierarchy, subordination, environmental exhaustion, radical inequalities of wealth and power-it is not difficult to list capitalism's myriad injustices. But is there a preferable and workable alternative? Alternatives to Capitalism: Proposals for a Democratic Economy presents a debate between two such possibilities: Robin Hahnel's "participatory economics" and Erik Olin Wright's "real utopian" socialism. It is a detailed and rewarding discussion that illuminates a range of issues and dilemmas of crucial importance to any serious effort to build a better world.

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