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Envisioning Real Utopias: alternatives within and beyond capitalism

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Speaker(s): Professor Erik Olin Wright
Chair: Dr Robin Archer

Recorded on 22 May 2012 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Wright argues that we can be simultaneously utopian and practical by pursuing projects for social transformation within capitalism that point us in an emancipatory direction beyond capitalism.

Erik Olin Wright is Vilas Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and president of the American Sociological Association.

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