This series explores alternative directions for social thought. The whole field of social and historical studies is now dominated by rationalizing, humanizing, and escapist tendencies. These tendencies sever the vital link between insight into how things are now and imagination of how they might be. The series discusses how, in social thought, we can get to there from here.
This series goes beyond the conventional discourse about what is wrong with the American economy. It argues for an institutional reconstruction of the market system in the service of greater opportunity, capability, and vitality. To inform such a project, we need another economics.
What is the path forward for progressives? In this series, Roberto Mangabeira Unger provides an answer, describing problems in need of transformative action, tendencies in social theory that inhibit transformative thought, as well as a fresh, strong policy program for the Left. All footage courtesy of Robert Rippberger, whose film, "Visions for the Future," profiles Unger.
Uma série de 10 videos propondo um caminho para o Brasil, de democratização da economia de mercado e de aprofundamento da democracia, por meio de inovações institucionais. Para a série inteira, clique aqui: http://http://bit.ly/alternativanacional