Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

Paul Mason


We comprehend that our global is present process seismic change―but how will we emerge from the predicament a fairer, extra equivalent society?

Over the earlier centuries or so, capitalism has gone through profound changes―economic cycles that veer from increase to bust―from which it has consistently emerged reworked and bolstered. Surveying this turbulent heritage, Paul Mason’s Postcapitalism argues that we're near to a transformation so colossal and so profound that this time capitalism itself, the immensely advanced process during which whole societies functionality, will mutate into anything completely new.

on the middle of this modification is info know-how, a revolution that's pushed via capitalism yet, with its tendency to push the price of a lot of what we make towards 0, has the aptitude to damage an economic system according to markets, wages, and personal possession. nearly neglected, within the niches and hollows of the industry process, swaths of monetary lifestyles are starting to flow to another rhythm. huge numbers of individuals are altering how they behave and reside, in methods opposite to the present process of state-backed company capitalism. and because the terrain alterations, new paths open.

during this daring and prophetic publication, Mason exhibits how, from the ashes of the quandary, we've got the opportunity to create a extra socially simply and sustainable economic system. even if the risks forward are profound, he argues that there's reason for desire. this can be the 1st time in human heritage during which, outfitted with an figuring out of what's taking place round us, we will expect and form the future.

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