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The role of planning in the ecosocialist transition – a contribution to the debate

Saturday 25 April 2020, by Michael Là¶wy

The semiannual French review Les Possibles, a publication of Attac France, in its most recent issue (No 23) features a number of articles on planning for the ecological and social transition. Most are addressed to the issue of socialist planning vs. capitalist markets that was prominent in the debates of 20th century socialism. The contribution by Michael Là¶wy puts this debate in the ecosocialist framework that has emerged in this century. My translation of it is published below.

– Richard Fidler

The semiannual French review Les Possibles, a publication of Attac France, in its most recent issue (No 23) features a number of articles on planning for the ecological and social transition. Most are addressed to the issue of socialist planning vs. capitalist markets that was prominent in the debates of 20th century socialism. The contribution by Michael Là¶wy puts this debate in the ecosocialist framework that has emerged in this century. My translation of it is published below.

– Richard Fidler

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