A new economic system
for the 21st Century

We advance a model for a post-capitalist economy, known as a Participatory Economy.

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What is a Participatory Economy?

A Participatory Economy is a vision for how we can organise a modern economy with millions of people around the values of democratic participation, equity, solidarity and sustainability, developed as a coherent alternative to capitalism and central planning.

Who we are

The Participatory Economy Project is an independent not-for-profit think tank

Our mission is to explore and promote a democratic alternative to capitalism, known as a Participatory Economy

"A vision that draws from a rich tradition of thought and practice of the libertarian left and popular movements... It merits close attention, debate, and action."

Noam Chomsky

"An imaginative, carefully reasoned description, persistently provocative, of how we might live free from economic injustice.”

Howard Zinn

"A brave argument for replacing that flawed machine and offers a much needed – more equitable, democratic, participatory – alternative economic vision."

Arundhati Roy

“Lucid, thorough, and iconoclastic... an outstanding contribution to this important genre of radical social theory.”

Andrej Grubacic

"A key contribution to the on-going debate on democratic and participatory socialism."

Thomas Piketty

"A specific political conception of the type that modern anarchist thought ought to strive for."

Dan Goodman (Le Samovar)
Neuroscientist and Mathematician