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Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World (Alternet)

Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World (Alternet)

May 25, 20120 Comments

Gar Alperovitz and the Democracy Collaborative which he founded are working with us to set up screenings of Shift Change in the fall and helping to prepare discussion materials to accompany the film.  This article is the first in a 5 part series published on Alternet. May 16, 2012:  As our political system sputters, a [...]

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Evergreen Cooperatives Seek to Turn Cleveland Around

Evergreen Cooperatives Seek to Turn Cleveland Around

August 31, 20110 Comments

Last week we filmed in Cleveland, at the Evergreen cooperatives which are a significant part of an ambitious plan to turn this rust belt city around. Once Cleveland was thriving with lots of good jobs for working class people, but now it is impossible to ignore the abandoned factories and run down neighborhoods. With support [...]

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Excellent Article on the New Economy Movement

Excellent Article on the New Economy Movement

August 12, 20111 Comment

We highly recommend this recent article by Gar Alperowitz, in the June 13 issue of the The Nation, which highlights the growing experimentation by activists, economists and socially minded business leaders with new economic projects, including worker cooperatives and other forms of employee ownership. It was reposted by the Democracy Collaborative. Alperowitz co-founded The Democracy [...]

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