Beyond Digital Capitalism: New Ways of Living: Socialist Register 2021 (Paperback)

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By Leo Panitch (Editor), Greg Albo (Editor)
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Essays that explore new ways of living with technological change

Every year since 1964, the Socialist Register has offered a fascinating survey of movements and ideas
from the independent new left. This year's edition asks readers to explore just how we need to live with
new technologies. Essays in this 57th Socialist Register reveal the contradictions and dislocations of
technological change in the twenty-first century. And they explore alternative ways of living: from
artificial intelligence (AI) to the arts, from transportation to fashion, from environmental science to
economic planning.
Greg Albo - Post-capitalism: Alternatives or detours?
Nicole Aschoff and Pankaj Mahta - AI-deology: Science, capitalism and the dream of a 'people's AI'
Hugo Radice - There is nothing artificial about AI: Labour, class, utopia, socialism
Larry Lohman - Interpretation machines: Contradictions of digital mechanization in twenty-first century
Robin Hahnel - Democratic socialist planning: Against, with and beyond the new technologies
Tanner Mirrlees - Platform socialists in the age of digital capitalism
Derek Hrynyshyn - Imagining information socialism
Bryan Palmer - Capitalism and the clock: Time's meaning in the struggle for socialism
Sean Sweeney and John Treat - Shifting gears: Labour strategies for low-carbon public transit mobility
Adam Greenfield - Smart cities, technological traps, democratic possibilities
Christoph Hermann - The consequences of commodification: Contours of a post-capitalist society
Joan Sangster - The surveillance of service labour: Conditions and possibilities of resistance
Jeronimo Montero Bressan - Beyond neoliberal fashion: Imagining clothing production as a human need
Massimiliano Mollona - Art/Commons: Art collectives and the post-capitalist imagination
Ingar Solty - The world of tomorrow: Scenarios for our future between demise and hope

About the Author

Leo Panitch (Editor) Leo Panitch is Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto and a Fulbright Fellow. Greg Albo (Editor) Greg Albo is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at York University, Toronto.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781583678831
ISBN-10: 1583678832
Publisher: Monthly Review Press
Publication Date: December 29th, 2020
Pages: 320
Language: English