Thinking Forward

Michael Albert

Published in 1997

By Arbeiter Ring

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A highly accessible and unorthodox approach to thinking about economics. It subverts the elitist and codified world of academic economics by empowering the reader with the tools needed to conceptualize an economy based on progressive and humane values. It challenges the idea — so prevalent in Western capitalism — that the best we can hope for is capitalism with a happy face. And it challenges us to imagine what could be: a society based on justice, solidarity, and vision.

Albert’s work…offers valuable signposts for those who are not satisfied to contemplate a dismal future for much of humanity. – Noam Chomsky.