Envisioning Real Utopias

@inproceedings{Wright2010EnvisioningRU,
  title={Envisioning Real Utopias},
  author={Erik Olin Wright},
  year={2010}
}
Rising inequality of income and power, along with the recent convulsions in the finance sector, have made the search for alternatives to unbridled capitalism more urgent than ever. Yet there has been a global retreat by the Left: on the assumption that liberal capitalism is the only game in town, political theorists tend to dismiss as utopian any attempt to rethink our social and economic relations. As Fredric Jameson first argued, it is now easier for us to imagine the end of the world than an… 

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