From SDS to Life After Capitalism: A Memoir
By Michael Albert
(Seven Stories Press, Paperback, 9781583227428, 464pp.)
Publication Date: January 2, 2007
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In this lucid political memoir, veteran anti-capitalist activist Michael Albert offers an ardent defense of the project to transform global inequality. Albert, a uniquely visionary figure, recounts a life of uncompromising commitment to creating change one step at a time. Whether chronicling the battles against the Vietnam War, those waged on Boston campuses, or the challenges of creating living, breathing alternative social models, Albert brings a keen and unwavering sense of justice to his work, pointing the way forward for the next generation.
MICHAEL ALBERT is a leading critic on political economy, U.S.foreign policy, and the media. A veteran writer and activist, he currently works with Z Magazine and the website Znet, both of which he cofounded. Schooled in the New Left and anti-Vietnam War movements and an activist ever since, Albert primarily focuses on matters of movement building and creating alternative media. He developed, along with Robin Hahnel, the economic vision called participatory economics. He lives in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, with his wife and partner, Lydia Sargent.