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Today on Your Call: How do we democratize wealth in the US?




On today's Your Call , we’ll talk to Gar Alperovitz – author of What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution.  Alperovitz says the usual prescriptions for making change -- political mobilization and labor organizing – aren’t working, so we should shift our focus to democratizing the ownership of wealth from the bottom up.  So what does that mean? And can it get big enough to make a difference?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here.  It’s Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you.


Gar Alperovitz, professor of political economy at the University of Maryland; president of the National Center for Economic and Security Alternatives; founding principal of the University of Maryland-based Democracy Collaborative; and author of What Then Must We Do? – Straight talk about the next American revolution, a book that aims to provide a blueprint for a sustainable economy. 

Bay Area Event: KPFA Radio presents, GAR ALPEROVITZ

WHAT THEN MUST WE DO? -- Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution

Hosted by Max Pringle

Thursday, April 25, 7:30 pm
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA

$12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006 or Pegasus Books 3 locations), Marcus Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, DIESEL a Bookstore

SF: Modern Times ($15 door)


May 30, 2013, 7:00 pm

Gar Alperovitz at UCSC Common Ground Center

UC Santa Cruz, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz CA 95064


May 31, 2013, 12:00 pm
Gar Alperovitz at Commonwealth Club

Commonwealth Club, San Francisco CA


June 2, 2013, 12:00 pm
Gar Alperovitz at the Public Banking in America Conference, San Rafael CA

Gar Alperovitz website 

Gar Alperovitz film – The Next American Revolution

Community-Wealth.org: Resources for democratic, community-based economic development

Fellowship for Intentional Communities

Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (NoBAWC)

California Center for Cooperative Development

US Federation of Worker Cooperatives

People’s Grocery

Green Worker Cooperatives