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Gar Alperovitz

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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. He is the author, most recently, of What Then Must We Do? (Chelsea Green).


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A long-term plan to renovate the American dream begins at the local level and scales up.

Hey, look it over—public ownership is the most effective way to fix America’s economy.

A growing group of activists and socially responsible companies are rethinking business as usual.

Thoroughly green and worker-owned, co-ops are a vibrant response to economic distress.

To take back the nation in the post-Bush era, start thinking now about some bold but plausible progressive reforms, from universal health insurance to free daycare and a shorter work week.

Progressives should redefine what constitutes an ownership

Strategies that unite the vast majority against a tiny elite are sure to win.

Money is needed for social programs. And the rich have more than their