Michael Albert

Michael Albert was radicalized in college at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the sixties and active in campus, national, and community efforts then and later. He co-founded South End Press, Z Magazine, the Z Media Institute, and ZNet where he continues to work. He has been involved in diverse movements and written widely about contemporary relations, history, and especially social change strategy and vision.


Michael Albert, Realizing Hope: Life Beyond Capitalism. Zed Books 2006.

See also Parecon pages


Michael Albert ja osallisuustalous, TL:n muistoja, 12.5.2020




Conspiracy Theory, Z, 28 February 2023

Bringing Together Economic Visions, Z, 14 February 2023

Coordinatorism vs Managerialism by Mark Evans, Z, 11 February 2023

Left Culture and Movement Prospects by Michael Albert, Bridget Meehan, Z, 19 January 2023

Thinking About Marxism and Socialism, Z, 14 January 2023

A Post Capitalism Worth Winning by Michael Albert, Matic Primc, Z, 27 December 2022

Pareconish Intellectual Agendas, Z, 17 December 2022

Economic Vision for Everyone by Michael Albert, Alexandria Shanel, Z, 12 December 2022

Appropriate, Effective, Response: Shoot the Looters to Kill? ZNet, 25 July 2022

Participatory Economics Overview: What, Why, How by Alexandria Shaner and Michael Albert, ZNet, 6 June 2022

War: Which Side Faces Forward? ZNet, 4 May 2022

War and Warring Thoughts: Reasons to Rebel by Michael Albert, Alexandria Shaner, Common Dreams, 19 March 2022

War and Movements: Reason to Rebel by Michael Albert and Alexandria Shaner, ZNet, 7 March 2022

7. Post Capitalism's Components by Yanis Varoufakis and Michael Albert, ZNet, 30 January 2022

Marxism Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, ZNet, 17 January 2022

Replying to Reviews – Part One, ZNet, 12 January 2022

Omicron and Us—What's Coming, ZNet, 6 January 2022

Post Capitalist Allocation: Participatory Planning, ZNet, 4 January 2022

A Different Look at Don't Look Up, ZNet, 1 January 2022

Yo ur Freedom Is A Condition for My Freedom and Vice Versa, ZNet, 29 December 2021

4. Flat management, democratic planning and a basic income by Yanis Varoufakis and Michael Albert, ZNet, 25 December 2021

Envisioning a world with no bosses by Pete Dolack, ZNet, 16 December 2021

Postcapitalist Work: Balanced Jobs And Equitable Remuneration, ZNet, 15 December 2021

Reflections on “No Bosses,” Participatory Economics and movements by Lucas Alden, ZNet, 14 December 2021

3: Equitable, Negotiated, Classless Self Management by Michael Albert, ZNet, 9 December 2021

Ongoing debate between Michael Albert and Yanis Varoufakis titled:
Envisioning a postcapitalism worth striving for -- ZNet

Do we really want negotiations to replace markets and hierarchies? – Yanis Varoufakis, 4th December 2021

Participatory Postcapitalist Vision – Michael Albert, 30th October 2021

Post Capitalist Decision Making, ZNet, 3 December 2021

Participatory Economics by Michael Albert and Steve Grumbine, ZNet, 28 November 2021

Self Review of No Bosses, ZNet, 8 November 2021

Michael Albert's 'No Bosses': A Review by Mark Evans, Common Dreams, 3 October 2021

A Ticket To Ride: More Locations On The Class Map by Michael Albert and Robin Hahnel, ZNet, 9 September 2021

Participatory Economy: institutions of a just and democratic economy, ZNet, 21 August 2021 (video)

Possible Program, ZNet, 19 July 2021

DSA, ZNet, 12 July 2021

Abolition!?, ZNet, 22 June 2021

Strategy: Some Key Strategic Issues, ZNet, 24 January 2021

A Brief Query, ZNet, 8 January 2021

Participatory Economics, Ecology, and Anarchism, ZNet, 3 January 2021

Looking Inward: Can We Win? Or Will We Defeat Ourselves? ZNet, 1 December 2020

In the aftermath of US Elections by Michael Albert and Nuri Ersoy, ZNet, 16 November 2020

Crunch Time, ZNet, 27 October 2020

Dealing With Differences, ZNet, 14 October 2020

A Rock and a Hard Place, Reform and/or Revolution, ZNet, 7 October 2020

Dearest Donald, ZNet, 5 October 2020

Lydia Sargent, Live Like Her, ZNet, 28 September 2020

A Class Between Labor and Capital? ZNet, 16 September 2020

Eviction Chaos? ZNet, 24 August 2020

Beyond Depravity, Another World, ZNet, 9 July 2020

Crime and Justice, ZNet, 29 June 2020

Pandemic Prospects, ZNet, 19 June 2020

Moldy Bread Is Not Enough, ZNet, 12 June 2020

Make It Last; Make It Grow!, ZNet, 9 June 2020

Shoot the Looters?, ZNet, 3 June 2020

Old SDSers, New DSAers, and Trump vs. Biden, ZNet, 20 April 2020

Who Knows?, ZNet, 14 April 2020

Surviving and Going Beyond, ZNet, 10 April 2020


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