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The Next Economy: Worker-Led, for Public Interest

It has been 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the financial crash. One thing we've learned since then is that there is more than one economy in the U.S., and many kinds of economic actors. From platform cooperatives to cryptocurrency, people are building economic alternatives to climate devastation and capitalist extraction. So says Nathan Schneider, crusader for the internet of ownership and author of "Everything for Everyone: the Radical Tradition That Is Shaping The Next Economy." Plus, Virginia Eubanks on how government and corporations are erasing social services through unequal digital practices.

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Laura Flanders Show

From Austria to Chile, Lagos to London, people are demanding policies that democratize economies and keep public resources in public hands. In just the last decade, more than 2,400 cities in 58 countries have brought privatized resources back under public control. In this episode, Laura reports from Amsterdam at The Future is Public, a conference that brings together hundreds of organizers, scholars, and government officials who are working to democratize their municipal and national economies.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

  • 2020-03-15T15:00:00-07:00
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