Founded in 1968, The Union for Radical Political Economics (URPE) is an interdisciplinary membership organization of academics and of activists. Its mission is to promote the study, development and application of radical political economic analysis to social problems. Concretely, this involves a continuing critique of both the capitalist system, and of all forms of exploitation and oppression. URPE’s mission also includes, coming out of this critique, helping to construct a progressive social policy, and a human-centered radical alternative to capitalism.

URPE Steering Committee Election
August 30, 2022 @ 12am

The 2022 URPE Steering Committee Election is now open. All current members of URPE are eligible to participate. Click h

URPE at ASSA 2024
January 5, 2024 @ 8am

Call for Papers – URPE at ASSA 2024 January 5 – 7, 2024 San Antonio, TX – Marriott Every January URPE sponsors a series of pa

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