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)

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This book laid out some important criticisms of capitalism, as I had expected it would. One of the criticisms of the current system which I found the most interesting was the alienation which our ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Dayton - Goodreads

Based on what I knew of Bookchin, I had at least entertained the possibility that I would read this book and be swept away, doling out a 5-star endorsement to (who I thought would be) the political ... 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.