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What Then Can I Do?: Ten ways to democratize the economy

Fighting for a new systemic vision Expanding democratic ownership

A new article by Democracy Collaborative co-founder Gar Alperovitz and community development associate Keane Bhatt provides ten concrete action steps that individuals and groups can take to foster democratic economies and build community wealth. Using on-the-ground examples, this article shows how to engage credit unions, build employee-ownership structures, work with hospitals and universities to forge community partnerships, invest money responsibly, support thoughtful economic development, and encourage a green economy. Integrating these action steps into daily life will help change the nature of wealth and asset ownership in a way that is more responsive to community need.

Publication date: 2013-08-31
Publisher: The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland
Publication URL: http://www.garalperovitz.com
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