On Democracy
William Paul Cockshott* and Allin Cottrell [*]

Utopian social experiments are strongly associated in the public mind with brutal dictatorships and the suppression of civil liberties. Given our century’s history this is to be expected. Although there is a growing realisation in Britain of a need for…

Inclusive Democracy
Takis Fotopoulos [*]

THE PRESENT MULTIDIMENSIONAL CRISIS The starting point for the Inclusive Democracy project is that contemporary society, which presently takes the form of a market/growth economy and representative “democracy” everywhere, is undergoing a profound and widespread crisis. It is precisely the universal character…

Cooperatives on the Path to Socialism?
Peter Marcuse[*]

Clarifying what Karl Marx thought of the role of cooperatives is useful, not to receive the “correct” answer to what that role will be, but to help think through what alternatives answers might be and how they might color today’s…