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Cooperative economic models best replicate what life under socialism might look like. These articles provide context and shape to what that economic mode might look like.
A discussion on capitalist decay, digital aesthetics and virtual worlds
An annotated discussion on capitalism and virtual realities with the creators of Preserving Worlds.
Building Dual Power: The Spreadsheets of Revolution
Local socialists have been quietly building out an anti-capitalist technical operation for use by the DC-area left. Its impetus and activities are outlined here.
Advancing Worker Ownership Through ESOPs
An ex-machinist suggests that socialists should look to ESOPs as a way to expand worker control over the means of production.
Can Co-ops Endure To Prefigure A Socialist World Together?
An investigation of how co-ops in DC are navigating the post-covid world reveals their resilience in the face of systemic turmoil.
Socialists on parade in the first game released by Pixel Pushers Union 512.
Cooperativism: The Need for a Proletarian Socialism
Only through the combination of labor in the cooperative, the proletarian enterprise, can humanity walk the path to liberation of mind, body, and spirit. It is time for the working class to take their fate into their own hands.
After "the end of work," two perspectives on the future
As the nature of work becomes fundamentally upended by creative (and labor-abusing) technological-capital formations, novel perspectives are needed to combat these new modes of capitalist extraction.
Book Review: "Building the Commune: Radical Democracy in Venezuela"
Ciccariello-Maher's tome reviews how the communal state was built in Venezuela -- not only to expand democracy but to rebuff right-wing retrenchment.
A sometimes lyrical analysis of the future of work
Should socialists glorify labor? Or instead emphasize the possibility of a world without it?