Parecon

Accumulation of Freedom: Writings on Anarchist Economics

Collection of writings from various writers/thinkers on a range of topics, including a history of the different anarchist traditions, different types of worker organizations, cooperatives, etc. It's somewhat mis-titled as it's not necessarily about anarchist/anarchist communist economics (it includes contributions from parecon thinkers Robin Hahnel and Michael Albert).

The sad conceit of Participatory economics

Anarchist Federation critically discusses Participatory Economics( Parecon)

From Organise Issue 62, Summer 2004.

see original here http://flag.blackened.net/af/org/issue62/index.html

For a new fanaticism: Analysis will never be enough

Lou Rinaldi reviews and gives criticism to parecon writer Robin Hahnel's essay in The Accumulation of Freedom: Writings on Anarchist Economics.

A worker's critique of parecon

Criticism of the idea of participatory economics, or parecon, from the perspective of a worker. Despite its theoreticians' grand plans, we resist work now and we would continue to do so under parecon, Steven argues. Michael Albert subsequently responds.

Parecon or libertarian communism?

A debate over 'anti-capitalist vision' between the Project for a Participatory Society, proponents of Parecon, and the libcom.org group.