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.
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