Why we don’t need to specify a “best” economic system

Re: the raging debates about socialism or free-market capitalism or regulated capitalism or social democracy or a mixed economy . . .

With a “new paradigm” perspective we can say something simple (and natural and healthy and realistic): Bioregionalism will be characterized by diverse lifeways that will manifest in diverse ways of handling the issue of economic relations.

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Of course, that bioregional ideal is far in the future. In considering the immediate future, I do believe we’ll need to implement a period of some type of eco-socialism in order to de-fang the ruinous globalized industrial-capitalist system, and thus open pathways that can lead in a bioregional direction: