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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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Jamie Zacharias
Jonas Zackrisson Torp iCareAboutFood / The Edible Commandments
Bruno Zaffora Waking Films
Guy Zahller
Eddy Zainury SPESIAL (Synergy of Struggle for the Economic & Social Alternative)
Peter ZAJAC-VANKA OZ for Development of E.D. in Slovakia
Susan Zakin
John Zakrasek CCL, Public Citizen, MTA
Julia Zalazar Ms
Cooper Zale www.leftyparent.com
Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar  Brown University
Lisa Zammuto
Nicolas Zampiero
NIAMETE ZANATI SERGHINI RESSEO
Lisa Zanetti
Patrizia Zanoni Hasselt University
Joseph Zarantonello Loose Leaf Hollow Retreat Centre
Chris Zatratz
Dorothy Zazelenchuk Mrs.
Donald Zedde
Kevin Zeese It's Our Economy, A project of Popular Resistance
Gabrielle Zeitlin
Eilish Zembilci The Food Justice Alliance
Eric Zencey Gund Institute for Ecological Economics
Marge Zettler
Crystal Zevon Roots & Resistance
YIRAN ZHU
Frank Zibrat
Nina Ziccone
Quito Ziegler Artist
Amanda Zielinski
Nicole Ziemba
Gary Ziemer
Cassie Zievers
Randy Ziglar
Geraldine Zillman
Irene Zimmer
Douglas Zimmer
Jim Zimmerman VisionLink
Lori Zimmerman
Jane Zimmerman Sonoma Shambhala Meditation Center
Wendi Zimmerman
Robert Zinke Eastern Washington University
Robert Zinke Eastern Washington University
Tom Zinser Soul-Centered Healing
Jack Zipes University of Minnesota
Stuart Zitin
Ronald Zito
Alex Zlat
Deidre Zoll University of Vermont
Brett Zollinger Fort Hays State University
Quinton Zondervan Climate Action Business Association
Jean Zook Self
Kathleen Zorko Ms.
M. Zorn
Rosa Zubizarreta www.Diapraxis.com
Rosa Zubizarreta DiaPraxis
Mike Zuckerman [freespace]
Alan Zulch Kalliopeia Foundation
Chris Zumbrunn Dezentrale.org
JoseLeonardo Zuniga ParadoxInfinity