“We need a digital social democracy”
- In the book Michel, with his collaborator Jean Lievens, argues that a new distributed and de-centralised economic model is necessary to shake up the world and drive us towards a post-capitalist society. In a wide-ranging, impassioned and ambitious, perhaps idealistic, diagramming of a new mode of living and working Bauwens reaches for a different way of performing economics and the political. Sam Kinsley.
A must read for anyone who wants to give the society a modern interpretation.
Also recommend Naomi Klein’s 2007 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Photo credit: Bethany Horne, Michel Bauwens in Quito, Ecuador, Sept. 2013, Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.