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Michael Albert

Michael Albert speaking at New York's annual Left Forum, 2007.
Born April 8, 1947 (1947-04-08) (age 62)
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Subjects Politics, Economics
Notable work(s) Moving Forward: Program for a Participatory Economy
Official website

Michael Albert (born April 8, 1947) is an American activist, speaker, and writer, is co-editor of ZNet, and co-editor and co-founder of Z Magazine. He also co-founded South End Press and has written numerous books and articles. He developed along with Robin Hahnel the economic vision called participatory economics.

Albert identifies himself as a market abolitionist[1] and favors democratic participatory planning as an alternative.[2]

During the 1960s, Albert was a member of Students for a Democratic Society, and was active in the anti-Vietnam War movement.

Albert's memoir, Remembering Tomorrow: From SDS to Life After Capitalism (ISBN 1583227423), was published in 2007 by Seven Stories Press.



See also


  1. ^ Market Madness. Z-Mag, 13 July 2004.
  2. ^ Albert, Michael There Is An Alternative. ZNet, July 27 2005.

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