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A Social Capitalism

A Social Capitalism

Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz

Co-Chair of The Next System Project more

Movement Strategy & History

Corporate capitalism is simply not the answer anymore as our current system is broken. Economic and political crisis are undeniable, so, the question is, what is next? In this article for RSA, political economist, historian, and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative Gar Alperovitz writes of this pivotal moment in history that we find ourselves in and the need for open dialogue about the future as we search for solutions and systemic change.

But we are in one of those exceptional moments in history when the old ideas are demonstrably failing at a time when new ones represent a very great source of potential power and political energy.

Read the full article at RSA.

Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz

Co-Chair of The Next System Project more

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