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Erik Olin Wright

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Erik Olin Wright (1947–2019) By Vivek Chibber Source: Jacobin Magazine January 27, 2019 Erik Olin Wright passed away yesterday, just months after being diagnosed with advanced Leukemia. In the early days after his diagnosis, he had put the finishing touches on his book How to be an Anti-Capitalist for the Twenty-First Century, due to be released later this year. The book would surely not have been his last, had he lived. Though Erik was seventy-one, an age at which most academics’ thoughts…

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Where’s The Powwow?

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Right,Where’s the powwow?What powwow?What’s the history of that word?Let’s blog.Blog and more blogs.Blogs blogs blogs blogs.Blogging on this, blogging on that,Read that blog, ignore that blog, blog on about that blog but don’t blog on about that blog.The blogosphere.Seen that blog?It’s a good blog.Yeah, really like that blog.That blogger is really smart.And good looking.Funny too.I like funny and smart bloggers.And who are good looking.They can fucking write as well.Like…

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We are moving to a people-first economy. Join us!

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Your invitation is here. The above invitation is from me, as the founder and CEO (i.e. nobody in particular) Imagine it coming from someone with a profile like Noam Chomsky or Danny Glover (as Global Ambassador), who has the potential to unite the activist movement behind a single initiative that can actually bring about real change. This project is now at a stage where we need to reach out more broadly and I was delighted to come across IOPS and have added it as a new project entitled: People-first…

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Fed Up

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Climate Crisis and Managed Deindustrialization: Debating Alternatives to Ecological Collapse       Richard Smith, Common Dreams, Nov 21 2017 - 10:00 On Monday November 13th, climate scientists from the Tyndal center for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia presented their carbon emissions research to the UN climate negotiators at Bonn Germany. The data were shocking: After three years in which human-caused emissions appeared to be leveling off,…

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INTERVIEWING CYNTHIA PARKS

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  Interviewing Cynthia Parks   In the year 2042, an oral history of the then 25 year-old ongoing Revolutionary Participatory Society organization/project in the U.S. will be published. The book’s fifteen chapters will excerpt and arrange insights culled from eighteen interviews to present events and ideas in a sequential, encompassing way.  By unknown dynamics, the book’s introduction, its 18 source interviews, and even drafts of its chapters, have begun to appear via…

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INTERVIEWING MAYOR BILL HAMPTON

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Interviewing Mayor Bill Hampton In the year 2042, an oral history of the then 25 year-old ongoing Revolutionary Participatory Society organization/project in the U.S. will be published. The book’s fifteen chapters will excerpt and arrange insights culled from eighteen interviews to present events and ideas in a sequential, encompassing way.  By unknown dynamics, the book’s introduction, its 18 source interviews, and even drafts of its chapters, have begun to appear via email in…

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