On August 16, 2016, Democracy Collaborative co-founder Gar Alperovitz joined Talk Nation Radio host David Swanson on his show, “Let’s Try Democracy” (Syndicated by Pacifica Network). Gar comments on the current state of nuclear armament, and what it would take to end all world wars:
Gar Alperovitz: I think things are in dire straits. We’ve been very, very, very lucky so far that someone has not triggered use of these [nuclear] weapons. We’re skating on thin ice. We have yet to find a president who is willing to make this a top priority…
The 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.
On 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.
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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