Gar Alperovitz Podcast – Gar Alperovitz

By Gar Alperovitz

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Historian, political economist, activist, writer

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Podcast: Conversation with David Harvey on Capitalism
TeleSUR English’s “The Laura Flanders Show” hosted a conversation with economic theorists Gar Alperovitz and David Harvey on what is to be done about wealth inequality and capitalism, and efforts currently underway to move beyond them. Listen now: Download this segment [Subscribe on iTunes * Podcast link]
Sep 29, 2014
Podcast: Interview with Disorderly Conduct’s Jesse Myerson
Alexis Goldstein and Jesse Myerson host “Disorderly Conduct,” a podcast dedicated to making economic and financial news accessible. Gar Alperovitz spoke with Myerson for the program’s April 29 edition about the features of an alternative to capitalism: the Pluralist Commonwealth. Listen now: Download this segment [Subscribe on iTunes * Podcast link]
May 22, 2014
Part 2 of my conversation with Peter Buffett: “If you don’t have a way to speak to ordinary Americans, you’re not in the game.”
Picking up where the short introductory excerpt left off, this next segment from our long conversation finds Peter Buffett and myself discussing the influence that growing up Midwestern had on both of us, and how these early experiences of community have shaped—for the better (we hope)!—the way we each try to talk about systemic challenges […]
Feb 06, 2014
A preview of my conversation with Peter Buffett
The following segment is an excerpt and preview of a conversation that took place between myself and Peter Buffett: composer, chairman of the NOVO Foundation, and son of investor Warren Buffett. Peter’s op-ed last year in the New York Times on the “charitable industrial complex”—retweeted over 8000 times and liked and shared by over a […]
Jan 14, 2014
Bioneers Radio (with Ted Howard)
The good folks at Bioneers Radio recently put together this great short program featuring myself and my Democracy Collaborative colleague Ted Howard: A Parade of Dwarves: Democratizing Wealth for a New Economy GAR ALPEROVITZ and TED HOWARD
Oct 28, 2013
Podcast: Left Forum 2013
In June at Pace University in New York City, I participated in a number of panels, two of which are available as podcasts. The first panel was an exchange with my friend and colleague, Marxian economist Richard Wolff, regarding workplace democracy and democratic ownership. Download this segment Introduction – Maliha Safri 7:00 – Opening statements […]
Aug 06, 2013
Podcast: Interview with The Progressive’s Matthew Rothschild
In this wide-ranging May 6th interview with Gar Alperovitz, Matthew Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine and host of Progressive Radio, spent a half hour exploring themes of the new book, What Then Must We Do? Listen now: Download this segment [Subscribe on iTunes * Podcast link]
May 08, 2013
Podcast: Interview with Doug Cunningham of The People’s Mic Wisconsin
On April 17, Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative hosted a talk for What Then Must We Do? in Madison, Wisconsin. Earlier that day, Doug Cunningham, host of The People’s Mic program, invited Gar Alperovitz to speak about some of the themes of the book on the air for Madison’s own Workers Independent News, FM 92.1. Listen now: Download this segment […]
May 03, 2013
Podcast: How System Change Can Come To America with Gus Speth
On September 19, 2012, the New Economy Working Group hosted a discussion and question-and-answer period regarding the possibilities of introducing system change in the context of the United States. Featuring Gar Alperovitz and James “Gus” Speth, formerly a presidential advisor, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program and dean of Yale Forestry School, the discussion was moderated by John Cavanagh, […]
Nov 21, 2012
Podcast: Discussing movement building with Matthew Roschild
Matthew Roschild, the editor of The Progressive magazine and host of Progressive Radio, invited me on to the program to discuss capitalism, social movements, and the intersection of activism and politics. Listen now: Download this segment [Subscribe on iTunes * Podcast link]
Nov 05, 2012