5 Articles Pointing the Way Toward a Post-Capitalist World
5 Articles Pointing the Way Toward a Post-Capitalist World
By Andrew Butler / filmsforaction.org
Apr 25, 2016

Sometimes when you are living within a system of oppression it is difficult to even see that the system exists, let alone imagine alternative ways of living and organising. Thankfully the system of capitalism, and its coke-fuelled cousin neoliberalism, that dominates the lives of most of the people on the planet is slowly starting to be widely exposed, understood and undermined. From Spain to Mexico to Rojava we have incredible examples of how we can live more equitably and sustainably, where people come before profit and where where growth is not the main driver of progress. These articles point the way toward this brighter future.


Welcome to Marinaleda: The Spanish Anti-Capitalist Town With Equal Wage Full Employment and $19 Housing
Jade Small · With virtually no police, crime or unemployment, meet the Spanish town described as a democratic, socialist utopia. Unemployment is non-existent in Marinaleda, an Andalusian...
Beyond Extinction - Transition to Post-Capitalism is Inevitable
Nafeez Ahmed · In Margaret Atwood’s powerful essay [It’s Not Climate Change — It’s Everything Change] on the reality of climate change — and its implications for the future of oil-dependent...
From Chiapas to Rojava: Seas Divide Us, Autonomy Binds Us
Petar Stanchev · Despite being continents apart, the struggles of the Kurds and Zapatistas share a similar purpose: to resist capitalism, liberate women and build autonomy.
Yes, There Is An Alternative to Capitalism: Mondragon Shows the Way
Richard Wolff · There is no alternative ("Tina") to capitalism? Really? We are to believe, with Margaret Thatcher, that an economic system with endlessly repeated cycles, costly bailouts for...
The End of Capitalism Has Begun
Paul Mason · Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The...


Bonus read: The illustration for this post is by Rupert Smissen and comes from an article in Huck magazine called Welcome to your Post-Capitalist future

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5 Articles Pointing the Way Toward a Post-Capitalist World