Friday, 25 November 2011
For the next session we'll take a look at two sketches for a post-capitalist society. Michael Albert promotes his view of 'Participatory Economics', while David Schweickart would rather see 'Economic Democracy'. Both have written a book on their ideas; the first is Parecon: Life After Capitalism and the other is After Capitalism by Albert and Schweickart respectively.
Participatory Economics/Parecon, by Michael Albert:
Economic Democracy, by David Schweickart:
(90 minutes of video, with bad audio quality)
(first of a series of 5 videos, which don't explain much on their own, but can be interesting to check out after having an idea what these guys are about)