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An animated view of The Pluralist Commonwealth

Here’s an animated view of what a next system grounded in democratized ownership of the economy and real sustainability might look like and illustrating how we are already creating this society using innovative community-based institutions like cooperatives, public banks, and community land trusts – just to name a few.

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An in-depth exploration of my vision for a Pluralist Commonwealth

In this seminar, I spoke with a small group of activists, researchers, and change-makers from around the world on the key design principles of a just society and my vision for a Pluralist Commonwealth. I hope you enjoy this in-depth discussion and and perhaps share it with others as a resource to begin to uncover and create what’s next.

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Talk Nation Radio: Gar Alperovitz on Ending War

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…

Hear the full radio show here.

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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.

Listen to the full broadcast here.

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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.

Click here to listen to the full broadcast.

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