What’s the name of the Model?

October 19, 2022

What we now call a Participatory Economy has gone through various names over the years. Some call the post-capitalist system ‘Parecon’ for short, others ‘Participatory Economics’. What’s the history of these names, which are better or worse, and why does a name even matter?

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