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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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What is Energy Democracy and Why Does It Matter? [Webinar]

We co-hosted this online panel with the New Economy Coalition for New Economy Week 2015, featuring speakers from the Institute for Policy Studies, Emerald Cities Cooperative, PUSH Buffalo, and the Asian Pacific Environmental Network. 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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Transforming cities, changing the system

The system is broken—so where do we start building a new one? Faced with interlocking ecological, economic, and political crises, local innovators are organizing at the city level to develop real foundations for systemic alternatives. read more
Economist Juliet Schor on Inequality & Climate Crisis

Economist Juliet Schor on Inequality & Climate Crisis

In this video, economist and social theorist Juliet Schor explains the systemic connection between the growth-fueled climate crisis and the need to tackle increasing economic inequality. 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
Resource: Donella Meadows Institute

Resource: Donella Meadows Institute

The Donella Meadows Institute has been at the forefront of sustainability thinking and training. Their mission is to shift mindsets — values, attitudes, and beliefs — when they are out of step with the realities of a finite planet and a globally powerful human race. read more
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The Next System Project: Overview and Introduction

Growing inequality, political stalemate, and climate disruption prompt an important insight. When the old ways no longer produce the outcomes we are looking for, something deeper is occurring. It is time to explore genuine alternatives and new models—“the next system.” read more
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The Next System Project at Left Forum 2015

Watch a discussion of system crisis and systemic solutions at the 2015 Left Forum. read more