America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy, 2nd Edition

America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy, 2nd Edition

Gar Alperovitz


2011 variation, with a brand new advent via the writer and a brand new foreword through James Gustave Speth As discontent with the commercial and political establishment mounts within the wake of the "great recession", the USA past Capitalism is a publication whose time has come. Gar Alperovitz's specialist analysis of the long term structural quandary of the yank fiscal and political process is followed via exact, functional solutions to the issues we are facing as a society. in contrast to many books that reserve a couple of pages of a concluding bankruptcy to provide generalized, tentative options, Alperovitz marshals years of study into rising "new financial system" concepts to give a accomplished photograph of functional bottom-up efforts presently underway in hundreds of thousands of groups around the usa. All democratize wealth and empower groups, now not organizations: worker-ownership, cooperatives, group land trusts, social organizations, in addition to many aiding municipal, kingdom and long term federal thoughts besides. the US past Capitalism is a decision to palms, an eminently useful roadmap for laying foundations to alter a faltering method that more and more fails to maintain the good American values of equality, liberty and significant democracy. Gar Alperovitz is the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political financial system on the college of Maryland and co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. he's the writer of diverse books, together with Unjust Deserts (with Lew Daly), creating a position For neighborhood (with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio), Rebuilding the United States (with Jeff fake) and, in reference to international coverage, Atomic international relations and the choice to take advantage of the Atomic Bomb.

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