"What does it mean to say we need a complete overhaul, or the end of capitalism? Is it an impossible utopia?" asks Mike Sandler.
'A big theme of this book is how science can get blocked out by fear - the kind of fear that can lead people to vote for racist, misogynist, anti-environmental demagogues,' writes Caroline Whyte.
Mike Sandler finds Mason's 500 year agenda 'very interesting to read', but argues that 'before we can embrace it, we need abundance instead of scarcity, and economic institutions that value equity.'
"Paul Mason's voice remains an important one for those bent on the challenging task of introducing the political classes to the real world," writes Graham Barnes.
"The Ministry for the Future, and its author Kim Stanley Robinson (KSR), advance important ideas into the public sphere, and should be celebrated and promoted widely....but I do need to address the “Carbon Coin” in the room," writes Mike Sandler.
"Written in Michael Albert’s usual poetic and compassionate style, the book envisions a better world free of the ills of capitalism and starts us on the path for getting there...read it and you will ask yourself, why aren’t we doing this already?" writes Bridget Meehan.