Post-scarcity Anarchism

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AK Press, 2004 - History - 199 pages
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In this series of essays, Murray Bookchin balances his ecological and anarchist vision with the promising opportunities of a “post-scarcity” era. Technological advances during the 20th century have expanded production in the pursuit of corporate profit at the expense of human need and ecological sustainability. New possibilities for human freedom must combine an ecological outlook with the dissolution of hierarchical social relations, capitalism and canonical political orientation. Bookchin's utopian vision, rooted in the realities of contemporary society, remains refreshingly pragmatic. “Book-chin makes a trenchant analysis of modern society and offers a pointed, provocative discussion of the ecological crisis.”—Library Journal

Murray Bookchin has been an active voice in the ecology and anarchist movements for more than 40 years.

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Review: Post-Scarcity Anarchism (Working Classics Series #3)

User Review  - d - Goodreads

I only read what I could find online - the first five chapters. Bookchin's main argument in the title chapter is that technology has "created the objective, quantitative basis for a world without ... Read full review

Review: Post-Scarcity Anarchism (Working Classics Series #3)

User Review  - David - Goodreads

More libertarian than anarchist. Makes a good argument that capitalism would have died under revolt if it wasn't for the industrial revolution and that it doesn't work for the benefit of the majority ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

\Murray Bookchin is cofounder of the Institute for Social Ecology. An active voice in the ecology and anarchist movements for more than forty years, he has written numerous books and articles, including: Anarchism, Marxism and the Future of the Left, Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism, The Spanish Anarchists, The Ecology of Freedom, Urbanization Without Cities, and Re-enchanting Humanity. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.