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with Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
June 7, 2018
OpenUnivoftheLeft on June 5, 2018
Left Forum 2018: As our demands grow bolder—true full employment, the rebuilding of the social safety net starting with Medicare for All, an overdue green and just transition—so will the naysayers’ inevitable refrain: “How will you pay for it?” Developments in our understanding of monetary theory and the money system has, thankfully, illuminated a path forward out of the trap of austerity: when we understand how money actually works, we know that the obstacles to bold action at a national scale on jobs, healthcare, and climate are political, not economic.
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TheRealNews on Jan 27, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay there are existing models that point to what a new economy and politics might look like.
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TheRealNews on Jan 26, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay, the experience of Spain’s Mondragon, the world’s largest workers’ co-op, shows that workers’ ownership can go to scale but on their own, co-ops will not transform society or the economy.
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TheRealNews on Jan 25, 2014
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that if you concentrate wealth at the top, there’s not enough purchasing power to make the rest of the system work.
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TheRealNews on Jan 22, 2014
On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Alperovitz tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay, that the Vietnam War made it clear there was no way to a more rational capitalism and there had to be fundamental change. Continue reading
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Oct 13, 2012 by talkingsticktv
Talk by Gar Alperovitz author of America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy recorded October 3, 2012 at Town Hall Seattle in Seattle, WA by Todd Boyle.
replaced video May 11, 2012
with Ellen Brown
May 5, 2012
May 6, 2012 by brightpathvideo
Public Banking In America Conference, Philadelphia, April 27-28.
Opening remarks by PBI president, Ellen Brown with keynote address by political economist, Gar Alperovitz
DemocracyCollab on Dec 8, 2011
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With Ralph Nader, Ted Howard and John Cavanagh
The Occupy movement now building around the country is a necessary and justified response to the outrages of a political-economic system that looks the other way as the top 1 percent runs off with almost a fourth of the nation’s income and more wealth than the bottom 90 percent taken together. The reality is that the challenge is systemic, not merely political.