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By Robin Hahnel, Erik Olin Wright

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2014 through New Left Project

What might a attainable unfastened and democratic society seem like? Poverty, exploitation, instability, hierarchy, subordination, environmental exhaustion, radical inequalities of wealth and gear it isn't tricky to record capitalism s myriad injustices. yet is there a most well known and achievable substitute?

Alternatives to Capitalism: Proposals for a Democratic Economy offers a debate among such chances: Robin Hahnel s participatory economics and Erik Olin Wright s actual utopian socialism. it's a precise and lucrative dialogue that illuminates quite a number concerns and dilemmas of an important value to any severe attempt to construct a greater world."

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