The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying….

‘The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born’― Antonio Gramsci, Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci 

Capitalism is in its dying days… but what might follow?  Gar Alperovitz offers some pointers as to what he calls these ‘pre-revolutionary’ days.

Gar Alperovitz Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution

Published on Aug 29, 2013

May 30 2013 Gar Alperovitz speaks about why the time is right for a revolutionary, new-economy movement — what it would mean to democratize the ownership of wealth, what it will take to build a new system to replace the decaying one, and more. What people may be surprised to find out is that this revolution is already well under way in the United States with organizations like worker owned cooperatives, credit unions and local currency collectives already taking up a huge portion of the economy. The renowned historian, economist, activist, and writer, is presently the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland. His latest book is What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution. Cameras by Todd Boyle and J Glenn Evans

One thought on “The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying….

  1. This call to action is welcome given recent reports and commentaries spotlighting young people’s supposed lack of readiness for employment and the disturbingly high level of youth unemployment which can have scarring effects on ‘a lost generation’ Laquita

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