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After the Storms: Defeating Trumpism, Rebuilding America

White supremacists in the streets. Climate catastrophe unfolding on our coastlines. America is broken—how are we going to rebuild it? read more
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Episode 5: Toward Climate Justice w/ Jacqueline Patterson & Basav Sen

The NAACP’s Jacqueline Patterson and IPS’ Basav Sen define and discuss climate justice on the Next System Podcast. read more
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Episode 4: Darrick Hamilton on the racial wealth gap & the job guarantee

On the Next System Podcast, Darrick Hamilton discusses his work as a “stratification economist” on the racial wealth gap in the US and why we need a federal job guarantee. read more
La Clínica del Pueblo

La Clínica del Pueblo

An interview with Alicia Wilson, Executive Director of La Clinica del Pueblo, a health organization based in Washington, D.C. that has served the city’s Latino and immigrant populations for more than three decades. read more
La Clínica del Pueblo (versión española)

La Clínica del Pueblo (versión española)

Una entrevista con Alicia Wilson, Directora Ejecutiva de La Clínica del Pueblo, una organización sanitaria con sede en Washington, DC, que ha servido la población latina e inmigrante por más de tres décadas. read more
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Race

Why must the United States confront its long history of systemic racism? How would the Pluralist Commonwealth begin to promote racial equality? What on-the-ground efforts can be seen working towards our future of collective liberation? read more
For Reparations: A Conversation With William A. Darity Jr.

For Reparations: A Conversation With William A. Darity Jr.

The Next System Project’s Adam Simpson and Carla Skandier sat down with William Darity for a conversation about his proposed reparations program to African Americans and the social and economic issues underlying the program. read more
DHS Immigration Memo Underscores Urgent Need for National Guard Reform

DHS Immigration Memo Underscores Urgent Need for National Guard Reform

Recent events raise profound questions about who commands the National Guard, whom the Guard serves, and beyond these, the role of military organizations in either strengthening or undermining democracy in the twenty-first century. read more
Democratizing Wealth: A Next System Model for the U.S. South and Beyond

Democratizing Wealth: A Next System Model for the U.S. South and Beyond

The problem with the existing system is not that it does not produce absolute equality but rather that it denies the overwhelming majority the opportunity to utilize their skills, energy, and interest in being productive members of the community. read more