Bookchin

Bookchin held the utopian conviction that contemporary post-scarcity technological conditions could free people of drudgery. But this could only be achieved with a combination of decentralized, face-to-face democratic politics and committed trusteeship of the natural world.

We’ve spoken briefly of post-scarcity economics before. To add a little more without getting too deep into political theory, here’s a neat intro to socialist libertarian Murray Bookchin (written by friend of idling, Mark Kingwell).

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

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