I heard Gar Alperovitz speak at the Democracy Convention and was very both enlightened and heartened as he described the ways a new system of economic democratic governance, and equality is emerging.
“No is not enough, says Naomi Klein, so if no isn’t sufficient, what might be? This week, Laura talks with author/activist Gar Alperovitz, co-chair of the Next System Project (a framework for imagining ‘the next system’ of governance, democracy, and security). From the gloom of today he sees the principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth emerging. Then a video from Local Futures, counts down the many changes that can come from investing locally. All that and a commentary from Laura on the Diggers and feeding while rebelling.”