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Remembering Tomorrow: A Memoirby Michael Albert
Synopses & Reviews
“Michael Albert is an important thinker who takes us beyond radical denunciations and pretentious ‘analysis’ to a thoughtful, profound meditation on what a good society can be like.”—Howard Zinn
“It is to Michael Albert’s everlasting credit that he has worked tirelessly to grapple with the very difficult questions of what a truly democratic economy might look like, and how it might work. Albert’s thoughtful contribution deserves wide attention.”—Robert W. McChesney
In this lucid political memoir, veteran anti-capitalist activist Michael Albert offers an ardent defense of the project to transform global inequality. Albert, a uniquely visionary figure, recounts a life of uncompromised commitment to creating change one step at a time. Whether chronicling the battles against the Vietnam War waged on Boston campuses or the challenges of creating living, breathing alternative social models, Albert brings a keen and unwavering sense of justice to his work, pointing the way forward for the next generation.
About the Author
Michael Albert is a longtime activist, speaker, and writer, is co-editor of ZNet and co-founder of Z Magazine. He also co-founded South End Press and has written numerous books and articles. He developed along with Robin Hahnel the economic vision called participatory economics, or parecon for short.
Table of Contents
Too young to notice — Dachau on the Charles — Yesterday's papers — Spiritual crossroads — Star gazing — Why do it? — Campus organizing — Big man on campus — Heating up and melting down — Bean Town — Washington Bullets — Bread and roses — Lydia and life — The action faction — The Black Panthers — Black like who — What about class — Sixties people and books — Still walking — Tech tooling & Harvard ed — Becoming an economist — The responsibility of intellectuals — Prison school? — Redefining publishing — Monthly Z — Going cyber — Alternative media — Pomo : what is it good for? — Better flakes — Principia Utopia — Preconditions — Actualization — Our generations.
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