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Three short films on systemic crisis and systemic solutions

Environment & Energy Race & Ethnicity Movement Strategy & History

We are producing a series of short films dealing with different aspects of the systemic challenge our country is facing. The first three—featuring PolicyLink’s Angela Glover Blackwell, MIT’s Phil Thompson, and Boston College’s Juliet Schor—have already been released, and we encourage you to view and share them. Additional films are forthcoming, and will eventually be gathered on a dedicated page of our website, currently being developed, to be launched early in the fall.

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