PareComic: A graphic novel about a Participatory Economy

March 22, 2023

Mitchell and Antti talk with Sean Michael Wilson about his graphic novel about a Participatory Economy, called “PareComic: The Story of Michael Albert and Participatory Economics”. 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of PareComic. What inspired him to write it? How has it faired? And what have been people’s reactions to it?

Introduction by Noam Chomsky:
“Parecomic is a graphic novel about something that affects us all: the system we live in—what’s wrong with it, and how we might be able change it for the better. Written by Sean Michael Wilson, and drawn by Carl Thompson, Parecomic is about Michael Albert—the visionary behind “participatory economics”—and his life’s struggle as a left-wing activist in the US.”

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PEP Talk: The Participatory Economy Podcast is a podcast where we discuss the democratic alternative to capitalism known as a Participatory Economy, featuring co-creator of the model and economist professor Robin Hahnel. He is joined by host of the show Mitchell Szczepanczyk and regular guest Antti Jauhiainen.

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