‟Gar Alperovitz is that rare public intellectual who digs beneath the veneer of safe assumptions covering our national economic and political life and asks: what's really going on here? And how can we Americans do better? ”
—James Gustave Speth, former presidential advisor and author of America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy
‟What Gar is talking about is not reform—it's revolution.”
—Noam Chomsky, MIT
‟Gar Alperovitz discovers that not only have the seeds of a legitimately democratic political economy been planted, they are bearing fruit.”
—Juliet Schor, Boston College, author of Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth
‟Alperovitz imagines a new way of living together, and then brings that vision back into reality with a set of eminently practical ideas that promise a truly democratic society.”
—the late Howard Zinn, Boston University
‟Gar Alperovitz continues to challenge us to recognize and assume responsibility for creating an America beyond capitalism.”
—Grace Lee Boggs, author of The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century
‟As Gar Alperovitz reaches an ever-larger audience, the cooperative and community based economy he is encouraging will attract increasing numbers of consumers away from big business and its corporate state.”
—Ralph Nader, author of The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future

The Next American Revolution

About Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz, Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland, is cofounder of the Democracy Collaborative. He is a former fellow of the Institute of Politics at Harvard and of King's College at Cambridge University, where he received his PhD in political economy. He has served as a legislative director in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and as a special assistant in the Department of State. Earlier he was president of the Center for Community Economic Development, Codirector of The Cambridge Institute, and president of the Center for the Study of Public Policy.

Dr. Alperovitz's numerous articles have appeared in publications ranging from The New York Times and The Washington Post to The Journal of Economic Issues, Foreign Policy, Diplomatic History, and other academic and popular journals. His most recent book is America Beyond Capitalism (a new edition of which appeared in 2011). Dr. Alperovitz is also the author of The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb, published in 1995, the 2002 book, Making a Place for Community: Local Democracy in a Global Era (with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio), and the 2008 book Unjust Deserts (with Lew Daly).

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