Parecon & Anarchism Dialogue
Could a new society be set up after capitalism, one which relies neither on the market nor on the state--a society based on directly democratic workplace and community councils? One such program has been called Parecon (from Participatory Economics), as developed by Michael Albert, Robin Hahnel.
Speakers: Wayne Price is a long time militant in labor, human rights, and antiwar struggles. A member of NEFAC (Northeastern Federation of Anarchist Communists), he writes regularly for www.Anarkismo.net and has a book, The Abolition of the State; Anarchist & Marxist Perspectives (www.authorhouse.com). Chris Spannos, one of the staff and editors at ZNet, has edited a book, Real Utopia: Participatory Society for the 21st Century, AK Press, May 2008.
Filmed at the New York City Bookfair May 2008 by David Buccola