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Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz is the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. His latest book is "What Then Must We Do?: Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution." Other books include "America Beyond Capitalism" and (with Lew Daly) "Unjust Deserts: How the Rich Are Taking Our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It Back."

Articles by this author

 

Dropping Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Was Unnecessary

U.S. leaders knew we didn't have to drop atomic bombs on Japan to win the war. We did it anyway.

Gar Alperovitz ·


After the Storms: Defeating Trumpism, Rebuilding America

The present crisis long pre-dates Donald Trump.

Gar Alperovitz ·


6 Ways We’re Already Leading an Economic Revolution

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 ·


Even The Wall Street Journal Is Asking Questions About How Ownership Should Work in a Democracy

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 ·




Can New Fed Chair Yellen Help Democratize US Economy?

With Federal Reserve at a crossroads, will Janet Yellen rise to historic challenge?

Gar Alperovitz ·


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