Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Gar Alperovitz: America Beyond Capitalism

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Civics, Media Library

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Activist and economist Gar Alperovitz offers a diagnosis of what ails America, and prescribes what Noam Chomsky calls “concrete and feasible” solutions. Alperovitz’s emerging “new economy” strategies propose locally-based, bottom-up efforts that democratize wealth and empower communities—changing a faltering system that, says Alperovitz, increasingly fails to sustain the great American values of equality, liberty, and meaningful democracy. Presented as part of the Town Hall Civics series with Elliott Bay Book Company. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.

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Gar Alperovitz’s website

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3 Comments

  1. Posted September 26, 2012 at 8:57 pm | Permalink

    Thurs. and Friday @ Town Hall look pretty good I’m looking for good ideas that work, not religius hokum.

  2. Lyn Sorensen
    Posted October 3, 2012 at 10:53 pm | Permalink

    Fascinating speaker. One of the best I’ve heard so far. Is there a way to share a video of his remarks with my son?

    • Town Hall
      Posted October 4, 2012 at 9:38 am | Permalink

      Posted now!

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