In this interview with The Real News, Chuck Collins talks about the systemic drivers and systemic solutions to extreme wealth inequality tracked in our new report, Reversing Inequality: Unleashing the Transformative Potential of an Equitable Economy. read more
Gar Alperovitz joins Laura Flanders for a conversation about "Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth"
On the latest episode of the Laura Flanders Show, Next System Project co-chair Gar Alperovitz sits down for a discussion of his new book and online resource, Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth. read more
Watch Co-Chair of the Next System Project Gus Speth give the David Sive Annual Memorial Lecture at the Columbia Law School's Sabin Center for Climate Change. read more
We are honored to announce the distinguished panel of judges who will be awarding prizes for the best original essays by an undergraduate, a graduate, and a non-student in our essay competition. read more
In this video, Next System Project Co-chair Gar Alperovitz sketches the major institutions of a systemic alternative based in plural forms of democratic ownership, orientated around community at various scales—what he calls "The Pluralist Commonwealth." read more
Social systems, whether they exist at the local, regional, or global levels, do not last forever. Capitalism, as a globalizing political economic system committed to profit making and continual economic growth, has created a treadmill of production and consumption that is heavily dependent upon fossil fuels and has resulted in greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change. read more
This video animates David Bollier's commons-based framework, which he argues could provide a critical template for de-commodification, mutualization, and the organization and control of resources outside of the market. read more