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Revitalizing cities requires organizers, workers, and people of color to have leadership roles.
Gar Alperovitz | Jan 16, 2018
From the “buy local” movement to public banking, we’re well on our way to a more democratic, cooperative, and people-centered economy.
Gar Alperovitz | Sep 7, 2016
The question of how the ownership of capital should be structured in a democratic society was raised by none other than Margaret Thatcher's authorized biographer.
Gar Alperovitz | Oct 2, 2015
The Clean Power Plan is counting on states to cut carbon emissions. Will they be the new frontiers for change?
Gar Alperovitz | Sep 15, 2015
These Cities Built Cheap, Fast, Community-Owned Broadband. Here's What Net Neutrality Means For Them
Publicly owned broadband lets local communities from Iowa to Louisiana control a vital economic resource—rather than leaving it in the hands of a few monopolistic corporations. The outcome of this week's FCC vote could either help or hinder the path forward.
Social security privatization, the collapse of private pensions, low rates of savings -- what should we do?
Gar Alperovitz | Aug 30 2005
Before 2004, no state allowed same-sex marriage. Today, it's legal in 12 states and the District of Columbia. If you want to see how political progress is made, look to the local level.
Gar Alperovitz | May 10 2013