Political economist, historian, and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative and the Next System Project Gar Alperovitz and lawyer and democracy advocate Ben Manski write about what comes after capitalism in this article for Truthout. In this era of systemic crisis, there is a need for change. Alperovitz and Manski believe that the answer might just come out of the Next System Project Teach-Ins. These Teach-Ins, occurring in dozens of locations with thousands of Americans, address the question of how to move beyond capitalism and discover the next system for our society.
Over the coming decades, and especially when the next crash comes, will we be ready to offer a clear, workable and compelling vision of how to reorganize society?