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Movement Strategy & History

Gar Alperovitz speaking with Laura Flanders

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
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NYC Convening: Opening Plenary

This plenary opened the Next System Project’s 2016 NYC Convening. read more
A participant in the NYC Teach-in

Our Inaugural Teach-Ins: Highlights from NYC

Participants and workshop facilitators from one of the inaugural Next System Teach-Ins share their thoughts and visions for a “next system.” This NYC Convening served as a platform for students, faculty, and community to unite and build together. read more
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Noam Chomsky on the power of student organizing

Can student and campus organizing catalyze systemic social, economic, and political change?  We asked Noam Chomsky to share his take with the networks of activists mobilizing around the Next System Project teach-ins this spring. read more
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The Next System Teach-Ins to spark debate from New York to Seattle

Watch members of the UW-Madison community explain why they’re hosting a teach-in and how they are collaborating to organize the weekend-long event. read more
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LIVESTREAM: NYC Convening Opening Plenary

Join us for the opening plenary of our NYC Convening, a 3-day event that unites community activists, economists, students, and visionaries of all types to envision what the “next system” will truly look like, and how we can build it together. read more
Metamapping the ecosystem building the next economy

Webinar: Mapping the Next System

Watch a group of panelists, moderated by Co-chair of the Next System Project Gus Speth, discuss the linkages and intersections of the movement for a New Economy. read more
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Power & Connectivity: Medea Benjamin on System Change

Watch Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK, discusses her personal journey in systemic thought as well as other topics surrounding building power and connectivity. read more
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Phil Thompson on the Historical Fight for Civil and Economic Rights

Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Phil Thompson discusses the historical opposition to slavery as a labor system, and the Black struggle to advance economic and human rights. read more