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Posted inReality Asserts Itself

Time to Buy Out Fossil Fuel Corporations – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (1/2)

The Next System Project’s Gar Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that the Federal Reserve should use quantitive easing, i.e. create money, to take Big Oil companies out of the equation and finance a massive green infrastructure program Story Transcript PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network, and welcome to Reality Asserts Itself. I’m Paul Jay. […]

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Time to Buy Out Fossil Fuel Corporations – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (2/2)

The Next System Project’s Gar Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that the Federal Reserve should use quantitive easing, i.e. create money, to take Big Oil companies out of the equation and finance a massive green infrastructure program Story Transcript PAUL JAY: Welcome back to, Reality Asserts Itself, on The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay. We’re […]

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Nuclear Attack on Japan was Opposed by American Military Leadership – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. This is Reality Asserts Itself. We’re continuing our series of interviews […]

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The Promise and Limitations of Worker Co-ops – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that the experience of Spain’s Mondragon, the world’s largest workers’ co-op, shows that workers’ ownership can go to scale, but on their own co-ops will not transform society or the economy Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in […]

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Understanding the Imperialist System Changed My Life – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay, that the Vietnam War made it clear there was no way to a more rational capitalism and there had to be fundamental change Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And welcome to a new […]

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What Would You Do If You Had Political Power? – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay there are existing models that point to what a new economy and politics might look like Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And this is Reality Asserts Itself. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Gar Alperovitz […]

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Capitalism in Long Term Stagnation and Decay – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that if you concentrate wealth at the top, there’s not enough purchasing power to make the rest of the system work Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And this is Reality Asserts Itself with Gar Alperovitz. Now […]