We’re excited to bring you a new, exclusive series from groundbreaking economist and author Gar Alperovitz. Truthout will be publishing weekly installments of Alperovitz’s paradigm-shifting book, “America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy,” which lays out a roadmap for the systemic economic change necessary to build a just society. Join us in exploring questions of ownership, wealth distribution, cooperation, democracy, and what an economic future might look like that does not assume the dominance of corporate capitalism.
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Part Four: Change Will Occur
Part Five: Drifting Away From Our Ideals
Part Seven: Gar Alperovitz | Democracy, From the Ground Up
Part Nine: Democracy: Is a Continent Too Big?
Part Eleven: A Direct Stake in Economic Life
Part Twelve: Enterprising Cities: Left, Right and Center
Part Fourteen: State and National Innovators
Part Sixteen: Is Local Democracy Possible in the Global Era?
Part Seventeen: Community, the Environment and the “Nonsexist City”
Part Eighteen: The Regional Restructuring of the American Continent
Part Nineteen: The 25-Hour Work Week