Alternatives to Capitalism: Proposals for a Democratic Economy

Alternatives to Capitalism: Proposals for a Democratic Economy

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 …

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