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The Next System Podcast is a regular series that examines the systemic challenges facing society today and the bold, systemic solutions that can build the society of tomorrow. Learn more about the Next System Project at www.thenextsystem.org.

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The Next System Podcast is a regular series that examines the systemic challenges facing society today and the bold, systemic solutions that can build the society of tomorrow. Learn more about the Next System Project at www.thenextsystem.org.

    Ep. 42: On "The Making of a Democratic Economy" (W/ Ted Howard and Marjorie Kelly)

    Ep. 42: On "The Making of a Democratic Economy" (W/ Ted Howard and Marjorie Kelly)

    This week, we sit down with Marjorie Kelly and Ted Howard, co-authors of "The Making of a Democratic Economy". In it, they tell the stories of people that–from Portland to Preston–are already working to establish a just, sustainable, and accountable economy. You can purchase their book online at ademocraticeconomy.org, where you can find an independent bookstore in your area.

    Full transcripts of all our episodes are available at www.thenextsystem.org/podcast.

    • 24 min
    Ep. 41: In-depth with Clark Arrington (Part 2)

    Ep. 41: In-depth with Clark Arrington (Part 2)

    This is the second in a two-part discussion with Clark Arrington, a pioneer in the cooperative movement, an innovative legal practitioner, and a leader in the movement for Black economic empowerment.  In Part 2, Arrington discusses his work in Tanzania, following his successes at Equal Exchange, and in the United States today as general counsel for The Working World. He is interviewed by John Duda, The Democracy Collaborative's communications director.

    • 33 min
    Ep. 40: In-Depth with Clark Arrington

    Ep. 40: In-Depth with Clark Arrington

    Part 1 of a special two-part edition of The Next System Podcast features Clark Arrington, a pioneer in the cooperative movement, an innovative legal practitioner, and a leader in the movement for Black economic empowerment. He now works as general counsel for The Working World, which provides creative, nonextractive financing and support for cooperatives. He is interviewed by John Duda, communications director for The Democracy Collaborative.

    • 59 min
    Ep. 39: The "homes guarantee"

    Ep. 39: The "homes guarantee"

    The US is in the midst of a housing affordability crisis, and this edition of The Next System Podcast features people at the front lines of the crisis and activists fighting for solutions based on the principle that housing is a human right: Christy Respress of Pathways to Housing DC, Stephanie Bastek of Stomp Out Slumlords, Tiana Caldwell of KC Tenants, Tara Raghuveerof People's Action and The Next System Project's Peter Gowan. Transcript and past episodes at thenextsystem.org/podcast.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 38: Democratizing power in rural America through electric co-ops

    Ep. 38: Democratizing power in rural America through electric co-ops

    In this episode, we’re discussing how to further democratize rural electric cooperatives and what that means for the communities that these institutions serve. We’re joined by Johanna Bozuwa, Nikita Perumal, and Chris Woolery. We’re talking about their recent collaboration on the New Economy Coalition’s latest toolkit on rural electric cooperatives. https://www.electriccooporganizing.org/

    Full transcripts of all our episodes are available at www.thenextsystem.org/podcast.

    • 58 min
    Guest Podcast! The Next World Podcast on Reparations, the Green New Deal, and the School to Prison Pipeline

    Guest Podcast! The Next World Podcast on Reparations, the Green New Deal, and the School to Prison Pipeline

    This week we're featuring a podcast from our peers at The Next World: A Podcast About Building Movements.

    In this episode, Co-hosts Puck Lo and journalist Sarah Lazare are in conversation about reparations, the Green New Deal, capitalism, and an exploration of the fight against the school to prison pipeline with guest Zakiya Sankara-Jabar of Dignity in Schools Campaign. See more info at https://nesri.org, https://inthesetimes.com, and http://dignityinschools.org.

    • 42 min

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