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Public Ownership of Privatized Medicine

Dana Brown, Director of the Next System Project frames the motives of privatized medicine in a system, which values profit over people. While nations are racing to develop...

Democracy: Past, Present… and Future?

How do we define "love is love," and what are we willing to do to defend one another? This week, we speak with a group of LGBTQIA leaders on just that.

Revolution at the Federal Reserve: Nomi Prins and Thomas Hanna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_t61OZ5dN9Q This week, as Jim Yong Kim resigns from the World Bank, we talk about the way central banks steer world development and for whom. Former Goldman Sachs managing director Nomi Prins, author of "Collusion: How...

How to Make a Democratic Economy

The U.S. economy, weak or strong, is the question at the heart of the election. But it doesn't get to the reality which is that, whatever else it...

Special Report: Whose Economy Is It? Ours.

Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit has come at a cost to public services and public trust. Could it be different?

Cooperation and Community Wealth Building

About What can organizations accomplish when they work together? A lot, it turns out. That's the lesson that Kay Johnson, director of The Larder in Preston, UK, shares in...

Making Buffalo Our City

About Buffalo, New York, was once a booming industrial town fueled by cheap power from Niagara Falls, a center of commerce and trade, the first city in the US...

Patent Protection or a People’s Vaccine?

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How Can Municipal Government Promote Economic Democracy?

New York, NY... it's a city with close to a $100 billion budget every year and a deputy mayor with some pretty creative plans for how to spend it. What can one...

Participatory Budgeting Project: Full, Uncut Conversation

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