Date(s) - 04/28/2013
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Powell’s City of Books
1005 W Burnside --Portland
Author Gar Alperovitz will discuss his newest book, What Then Must We Do?: Straight Talk about the Next American Revolution. Come hear Alperovitz share his bold – but practical – vision for “democratizing wealth and building a community-sustaining economy from the ground up.”
This event is free and open to the public. Please arrive early as seating will be limited.
Please *RSVP* if you’re planning to come:
This event is sponsored by PSU’s Urban Planning Club.
For more information, contact: bemerson [at] pdx [dot] edu
Gar Alperovitz, Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland, is co-founder of the Democracy Collaborative. He is a former fellow of the Institute of Politics at Harvard and of King’s College at Cambridge University, where he received his PhD in political economy. He has served as a legislative director in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and a…s a special assistant in the Department of State. Earlier he was president of the Center for Community Economic Development, Co-director of The Cambridge Institute, and president of the Center for the Study of Public Policy.
Dr. Alperovitz’s numerous articles have appeared in publications ranging from The New York Times and The Washington Post to The Journal of Economic Issues, Foreign Policy, Diplomatic History, and other academic and popular journals. His most recent book is America Beyond Capitalism (a new edition of which appeared in 2011). Dr. Alperovitz is also the author of The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb, published in 1995, the 2002 book, Making a Place for Community: Local Democracy in a Global Era (with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio), and the 2008 book Unjust Deserts (with Lew Daly).
What Then Must We Do?: Straight Talk about the Next American Revolution
Gar Alperovitz: The Next American Revolution (TRAILER)