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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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In an era when companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on diversity and inclusion programs, the proportion of African Americans in tech, media, and business leadership roles is stagnating. In her new book, Diversity, Inc. The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, award-winning journalist and New York University professor Pamela Newkirk describes the gap between the rhetoric and the reality where racial equity and inclusion are concerned. She calls us to go beyond lip service and radically reevaluate how we make organizations more diverse.

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

Laura Flanders Show

  • 2020-03-22T15:00:00-07:00
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