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Gar Alperovitz on “What’s Next with Peter Buffet”

Originally published on December 26, 2015 on Radio Woodstock 100.1 FM.

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 11.46.43 AMThe Democracy Collaborative co-founder Gar Alperovitz joins Peter Buffet on Radio Woodstock 100.1 for his weekly radio show, What’s Next With Peter Buffet. Buffet interviews Alperovitz on systemic change, Alperovitz’ speech at the SOCAP 2015 conference, youth movements from the 1960s’ “McCarthy era” to the present, and more.

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Gar Alperovitz speaks on “Standing Room Only” broadcast

Originally posted on WFHB/Firehouse Broadcasting on December 16, 2015.

 

Badge-wo-Tagline1-e1449100189689On December 4, 2015, political economist, activist and author Gar Alperovitz discussed redesigning our economic future as part of Indiana University’s Fall 2015 Themester programming. Alperovitz challenged his listeners to consider ways in which communities might help to transform the current system of wealth and political power to benefit more of society than just an elite few. The event begins with an introduction by Ryan Conway of IU’s Center for Sustainable Living.

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Podcast: Conversation with David Harvey on Capitalism

TeleSUR English’s “The Laura Flanders Show” hosted a conversation with economic theorists Gar Alperovitz and David Harvey on what is to be done about wealth inequality and capitalism, and efforts currently underway to move beyond them.

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Podcast: Interview with Disorderly Conduct’s Jesse Myerson

Alexis Goldstein and Jesse Myerson host “Disorderly Conduct,” a podcast dedicated to making economic and financial news accessible. Gar Alperovitz spoke with Myerson for the program’s April 29 edition about the features of an alternative to capitalism: the Pluralist Commonwealth.

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Part 2 of my conversation with Peter Buffett: “If you don’t have a way to speak to ordinary Americans, you’re not in the game.”

Picking up where the short introductory excerpt left off, this next segment from our long conversation finds Peter Buffett and myself discussing the influence that growing up Midwestern had on both of us, and how these early experiences of community have shaped—for the better (we hope)!—the way we each try to talk about systemic challenges and solutions.


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