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S01E58 - Jasper Bernes on Planning and Anarchy

S01E58 - Jasper Bernes on Planning and Anarchy

Update: 2021-07-11


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


Jasper Bernes on Twitter:

Paper "Planning and Anarchy" by Jasper Bernes: 

Jasper Bernes' Website:

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

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

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

Amadeo Bordiga (wikipedia)

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

On the historical socialist calculation debate

The Austrians (selection)

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

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

Friedrich A Hayek "Economics and Knowledge"

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

Wiki on the Austrian School of Economics

The Socialists (selection)

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

Otto Neurath "Economic Plan and Calculation in Kind"

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

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

Karl Marx "Capital Volume I" (full book)

Karl Marx "Capital Volume II" (full book)

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

Other historical voices (selection)

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

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

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

Evgeny Morozov "Digital Socialism?"

Francis Spufford "Red Plenty" (novel)

Nick Dyer-Witheford "Red Plenty Platforms"

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

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

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


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):;

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

Ep. 16 with Richard Barbrook on Imaginary Futures:

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

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

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

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

(German) Ep. 38 mit Ulrike Herrmann zu kapitalistischer Planwirtschaft:

(German) Ep. 39 mit Jens Schröter zur Gesellschaft nach dem Geld:

(German) Ep. 51 mit Timo Daum zur unsichtbaren Hand des Plans:

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


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S01E58 - Jasper Bernes on Planning and Anarchy

S01E58 - Jasper Bernes on Planning and Anarchy

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