Joe Guinan - Executive Director of The Next System Project and Vice President Of Strategy and Programs at The Democracy Collaborative
Joe Guinan is executive director of The Next System Project and vice president of strategy and programs at The Democracy Collaborative. His focus is on political economy and economic system change, and he is co-author (with Martin O’Neill) of The Case for Community Wealth Building (Polity, 2020) and (with Christine Berry) of People Get Ready! Preparing for a Corbyn Government (O/R Books, 2019), which was named one of The Guardian’s best politics books of the year. A former journalist, he was previously a program director at the Aspen Institute, a fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, and a consultant to the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation. Born in England with dual Irish and British citizenship, he grew up in British labor movement circles and was educated at Balliol College, Oxford. He writes regularly for an array of progressive outlets, is a frequently cited expert on the new economics in major news media, serves on several nonprofit boards, and is a commissioning editor of the journal Renewal. He lives in Washington, D.C. He is on Twitter as @joecguinan.