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Sign on to The Next System Project statement on systemic crisis

The challenging realities of 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. We are at or near the bottom among advanced democracies across a score of key indicators of national well-being—including relative poverty, inequality, education, social mobility, health, environment, militarization, democracy, and more. We have fundamental problems because of fundamental flaws in our economic and political system. The crisis now unfolding in so many ways across our country amounts to a systemic crisis. Today’s political economic system is not programmed to secure the wellbeing of people, place and planet. Instead, its priorities are corporate profits, the growth of GDP, and the projection of national power.

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Heidi U
Joe Uehlein Labor Network for Sustainability
Kevin Uhl
Donald Uhlinger
Sebastian Uijtdehaage
James Uleman Professor of Psychology, New York University
Mihaela Ulieru IMPACT Institute for the Digital Economy
Richard Ulkus Lake Superior Systems Group
Jill Ullian
Monika Ullmann
JIm Ullrich citizen
Gene Ulmer
Kevin Ulrich
Roy Ulrich
Steven Ulrich
Lori Umstead Public school teacher
Lorrie Underwood
Roselva Ungar
Ron Unger
Bernhard Ungericht University of Graz
Desiree Ungurian
Alayne Unterberger Florida Institute for Community Studies
David Unternahrer numerous organizations
Anagha Uppal University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ruth Uppena Mrs.
Linda Urban
Janice Urbsaitis Cadwell & Company
Gwen Urey California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Juanita Uribe Sentido Comun
Juanita Uribe Sentido Comun
Sharon Urpschot 1958
Raunel Urquiza 1995
Bonita Urzen
Yuri Usenko
Harvey Utech
Chris Utzig
David Uwakwe