How to Be an Anti-Capitalist for the 21st Century

Author(s): Erik Olin Wright

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What is wrong with capitalism, and how can we change it?


Capitalism has transformed the world and increased our productivity, but at the cost of enormous human suffering. Our shared values - equality and fairness, democracy and freedom, community and solidarity - can both provide the basis for a critique of capitalism, and help to guide us towards a socialist and democratic society.


In this elegant book, Erik Olin Wright has distilled decades of work into a concise and tightly argued manifesto - analyzing the varieties of anti-capitalism, assessing different strategic approaches, and laying the foundations for a society dedicated to human flourishing. How to Be an Anticapitalist in the 21st Century is an urgent and powerful argument for socialism, and a unparalleled guide to help us get there. Another world is possible.


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781788736053
  • : Verso Books
  • : Verso Books
  • : 0.283495
  • : August 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Erik Olin Wright
  • : Paperback
  • : 1911
  • : English
  • : 176