Stories by Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz is the Lionel R. Bauman professor of political economy at the University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. He is the author of the forthcoming book, What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About The Next American Revolution, Follow him on Facebook and Twitter @GarAlperovitz.   subscribe to Gar Alperovitz's feed

Posted on: Jan 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We've got to break out of the old ways of thinking about the economy.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2012, Source: Solutions Journal

We invest billions to create a functioning city. How do we create local businesses that won't be tempted to pack up our jobs and leave town?

Posted on: Jun 28, 2012, Source: TruthOut.org

To understand what's happening to us, we need to understand how money is created -- and how it's used against us.

Posted on: May 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Activists, theorists, organizations and ordinary citizens are rebuilding the American political-economic system from the ground up.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Forty-two years after the first Earth Day, the biggest environmental task -- changing our economic system -- still lies just ahead.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2012, Source: Dollars and Sense

Thousands of co-ops, worker-owned businesses, land trusts, and municipal enterprises are quietly beginning to democratize the deep substructure of the American economic system.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Maria Armoudian's book offers an unflinching look at media's capacity to shape the world, for better or for worse, breaking down how society and the media perpetuate evil.