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Economic Update: Worker Co-Ops Rising

Prof. Richard Wolff interviews John Duda, Director of Communications at the Democracy Collaborative and one of the founders of Red Emma’s bookstore and coffeehouse, a 30-member worker cooperative in Baltimore.
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Enacting Progressive Policies Means Changing Our Culture

Peter Gowan, resident fellow at The Next System Project, joins Ring of Fire’s Sam Seder to talk about laying the foundation for Bernie Sanders’s progressive policies. They discuss Peter’s piece “A Plan To Win Socialism In America,” published in Jacobin.
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Johanna Bozuwa: The People Should Own the Power (Utilities)

Johanna Bozuwa, Democracy Collaborative research associate, comments on the responsibility that PG&E holds for the deadliest wildfires in California’s history and for climate change.
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Revolution at the Federal Reserve: Nomi Prins and Thomas Hanna

Laura Flanders speaks to former Goldman Sachs managing director Nomi Prins, author of “Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World,” and the Democracy Collaborative’s Thomas Hanna believe that banking, and development, could be very different.
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Hundreds Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit, Demand Climate Justice

Civic and business leaders convened at California Governor Jerry Brown’s Global Climate Action Summit, but protestors decried their “false solutions” to the climate crisis. Johanna Bozuwa offers thoughts on the public voice’s power against large corporations.
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A Conversation on Employee and Community Ownership

Matt Cropp, Associate Director of Vermont Employee Ownership Center and Marjorie Kelly, Executive Vice President of Democracy Collaborative, discuss employee and community ownership, with a specific discussion of the Keep BT Local Campaign.
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Ted Howard Speech at Labour New Economics Conference

Ted Howard, co-founder of The Democracy Collaborative, gives a speech at the United Kingdom’s Labour Party’s New Economics Conference in Newcastle in 2017.
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UNM Health Sciences launches 'hire local, buy local' initiative to boost economy

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, with the support of The Democracy Collaborative, initiated the Healthy Neighborhoods Albuquerque initiative to spur local economic development. The initiative includes growing local jobs, supporting local agriculture, and providing better access
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The Pluralist Commonwealth

The Democracy Collaborative’s co-founder Gar Alperovitz sketches out the major institutions of a systemic alternative based in plural forms of democratic ownership, oriented around community at various scales — what he has called “The Pluralist Commonwealth.” Visit thenextsystem.org for more
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