July 11, 2021

S01E58 - Jasper Bernes on Planning and Anarchy

Jasper Bernes presents a sharp critique of centralized planning and proposes what he calls: Planarchy.

Shownotes


Jasper Bernes on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/outsidadgitator

Paper "Planning and Anarchy" by Jasper Bernes:

https://jasperbernesdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/1190053.pdf 

Jasper Bernes' Website:

https://jasperbernes.net/

Commune Editions Magazine edited by Jasper Bernes, Joshua Clover, and Juliana Spahr:

https://communeeditions.com/

Article "Between the Devil and the Green New Deal" by Jasper Bernes:

https://communemag.com/between-the-devil-and-the-green-new-deal/

Article "Communism might last a million years" by Jasper Bernes:

https://communemag.com/the-shield-of-utopia/

Amadeo Bordiga (wikipedia)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amadeo_Bordiga

"Distributed Planned Economies in the Age of their Technical Feasibility" by Jan Groos (Behemoth article)

https://ojs.ub.uni-freiburg.de/behemoth/article/view/1061

On the historical socialist calculation debate

The Austrians (selection)

Ludwig von Mises "Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth" (full book)

https://cdn.mises.org/Economic%20Calculation%20in%20the%20Socialist%20Commonwealth_Vol_2_3.pdf

Friedrich A. Hayek "The Use of Knowledge in Society"

https://mises.org/library/use-knowledge-society

Friedrich A Hayek "Economics and Knowledge"

https://mises.org/library/economics-and-knowledge

Friedrich A. Hayek "Collectivist Economic Planing" (full book)

https://cdn.mises.org/Collectivist%20Economic%20Planning_2.pdf

Wiki on the Austrian School of Economics

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austrian_School

The Socialists (selection)

Oskar Lange “On the Economic Theory of Socialism: Part One.”

https://www.jstor.org/preview-page/10.2307/2967660?seq=1

Otto Neurath "Economic Plan and Calculation in Kind"

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/1-4020-2274-3_14

Enrico Barone "The Ministry of Production in the Collectivist State"

https://www.jstor.org/preview-page/10.2307/43828055?seq=1

H.D. Dickinson "Price Formation in a Socialist Community"

https://academic.oup.com/ej/article-abstract/43/170/237/5267408?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Karl Marx "Capital Volume I" (full book)

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/download/pdf/Capital-Volume-I.pdf

Karl Marx "Capital Volume II" (full book)

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1885-c2/index.htm

Free online courses by David Harvey "Reading Marx's Capital"

http://davidharvey.org/reading-capital/

Other historical voices (selection)

Joseph A. Schumpeter "Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy" (full book)

https://eet.pixel-online.org/files/etranslation/original/Schumpeter,%20Capitalism,%20Socialism%20and%20Democracy.pdf

Socialist Calculation Debate 2.0

Daniel E. Saros "Information Technology and Socialist Construction – The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism"

https://www.routledge.com/Information-Technology-and-Socialist-Construction-The-End-of-Capital-and/Saros/p/book/9780415742924

Paul Cockshott & Allin Cottrell "Towards a new socialism" (full book)

http://ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu/~cottrell/socialism_book/new_socialism.pdf

Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski "The People’s Republic of Walmart"

https://www.versobooks.com/books/2822-the-people-s-republic-of-walmart

Evgeny Morozov "Digital Socialism?"

https://newleftreview.org/issues/II116/articles/evgeny-morozov-digital-socialism

Francis Spufford "Red Plenty" (novel)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6481280-red-plenty

Nick Dyer-Witheford "Red Plenty Platforms"

https://culturemachine.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/511-1153-1-PB.pdf

triple C – special edition on digital socialism (edited by Christian Fuchs)

https://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/article/view/1149

Jacobin article "Yes, a Planned Economy Can Actually Work" by Leigh Phillips &
Michal Rozworski

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/03/economic-planning-walmart-democracy-socialism

Paper "Economic Planning and Degrowth: How Socialism Survives the 21st Century" by Michael Malloy

https://newsocialist.org.uk/economic-planning-and-degrowth/

 

Further Future Histories Episodes on related topics :

Ep. 31 & 32 with Daniel E. Saros on Digital Socialism and the Abolition of Capital (pt. 1 & 2):
https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e31-daniel-e-saros-on-digital-socialism-and-the-abolition-of-capital-part-1/;

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e32-daniel-e-saros-on-digital-socialism-and-the-abolition-of-capital-part-2/

Ep. 44 & 45 with Benjamin Bratton on Synthetic Catallaxies, Platforms of Platforms & Red Futurism (pt. 1 & 2):

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e44-benjamin-bratton-on-synthetic-catallaxies-platforms-of-platforms-red-futurism-part-1-2/;

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e45-benjamin-bratton-on-synthetic-catallaxies-platforms-of-platforms-red-futurism-part-2-2/

Ep. 16 with Richard Barbrook on Imaginary Futures:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e16-richard-barbrook-on-imaginary-futures/

(German) Ep. 12 mit Daniel Loick zu Anarchismus:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e12-daniel-loick-zu-anarchismus/

(German) Ep. 14 mit Harald Welzer zu Kapitalismus, Planwirtschaft & liberaler Demokratie:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e14-interview-mit-harald-welzer-zu-kapitalismus-planwirtschaft-amp-liberaler-demokratie/

(German) Ep. 18 mit Simon Schaupp zu Kybernetik und radikaler Demokratie:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e18-simon-schaupp-zu-kybernetik-und-radikaler-demokratie/

(German) Ep. 19 mit Jan Philipp Dapprich zu sozialistischer Planwirtschaft:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e19-jan-philipp-dapprich-zu-sozialistischer-planwirtschaft/

(German) Ep. 38 mit Ulrike Herrmann zu kapitalistischer Planwirtschaft:
https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e38-ulrike-herrmann-zu-kapitalistischer-planwirtschaft/

(German) Ep. 39 mit Jens Schröter zur Gesellschaft nach dem Geld:
https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e39-jens-schroeter-zur-gesellschaft-nach-dem-geld/

(German) Ep. 51 mit Timo Daum zur unsichtbaren Hand des Plans:
https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e51-timo-daum-zur-unsichtbaren-hand-des-plans/

(German) Ep. 47 mit Stefan Meretz zu Commonismus:

https://www.futurehistories.today/episoden-blog/s01/e47-stefan-meretz-zu-commonismus/

 

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