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Stress Test: Democracy Confronts Climate Change

American democracy can’t rise to meet the challenge of a changing climate if we don’t reimagine our economic system. read more

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Episode 14: The Job Guarantee & Social Justice (w/ Pavlina Tcherneva)

Why guaranteeing everyone a job can both win crucial gains for all workers and build power to meet community needs. read more
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Renewable Energy is Preventative Medicine

How and why healthcare can and should hasten the energy transition read more

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Episode 13: Building the Caring Majority (w/ Sarita Gupta)

How do we organize to build a system that truly recognizes the existence and importance of care work? read more

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Episode 12: Black Power Vs. Black Capitalism (w/ Nishani Frazier)

Nishani Frazier discusses the history of CORE’s work for community-based economic development in Cleveland and the potential of today’s new radical black mayors. read more

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Episode 11: The Transformative Potential of Public Ownership (w/Andrew Cumbers)

Andrew Cumbers discusses democratic public ownership of industry, large and small. read more
A women with a megaphone protests near a line of bicycle cops.

Community Control over Police: A Proposition

This historic moment calls for something more significant than additional training or even civilian oversight boards. read more
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Beyond The Carceral Logic of Civil Commitment

A harm reduction lens can help us understand why really protecting our communities means imagining alternatives beyond incarceration. read more
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Towards the horizon of abolition: A conversation with Mariame Kaba

What will it take to imagine and build a world without prisons? And why are abolition and anticapitalism two sides of the same struggle? read more