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

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

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Episodes

Ep. 35: The policy approach to mainstream worker ownership

6/11/2019
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This week we're looking at building worker ownership in the economy from a policy perspective. Given new policies proposed by a host of Democratic Candidates, worker power and inequality are two topics very much on the policy agenda for the 2020 presidential race. Today we're talking about why worker ownership is a particularly unique strategy to addressing both of those challenges and the policies thus far that have entered the discourse. We're joined by Next System Project Policy Associate...

Duration:00:47:48

Ep. 34: Designing Our Communities for Justice

5/31/2019
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This week we are discussing how to design communities for justice, in particular as communities seek to respond to challenges of climate change, with new projects from transit to infrastructure. Isaiah Poole hosts a panel featuring The Next System Project’s Johanna Bozuwa, the Institute for Policy Study’s Basav Sen, and We Act for Environmental Justice’s Michael Velarde. You can learn more about the Next System Project at www.nextsystem.org. Transcripts for all our episodes are available...

Duration:00:48:52

Social Wealth Funds as Vehicles for Economic Empowerment

5/20/2019
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This week, we're talking about how Social Wealth Funds can play a role in empowering both individuals and communities in the economy. Joining us is member of the Maryland House of Delegates Gabriel Acevero, Vice President at the Insight Center for Community and Economic Development Jhumpa Bhattacharya, and President of the People's Policy Project, Matt Bruenig. Transcripts for all episodes can be found at https://thenextsystem.org/podcast

Duration:00:44:29

Ep. 32: How we power down the fossil fuel machine

4/1/2019
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This week we’re talking about how to confront the fossil fuel industry. To discuss how to contain and curtail the deleterious effects of this tremendously powerful industry, we have three exceptional guests including journalist Kate Aronoff, Oil Change International’s Steve Kretzmann, and the Next System Project’s own Carla Skandier. Transcripts for all episodes can be found at https://thenextsystem.org/learn/collections/next-system-podcast.

Duration:00:48:42

Ep. 31: Participatory budgeting: When government really is by the people

3/19/2019
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This week we are talking about deepening democracy in our communities through participatory budgeting and participatory decision making more broadly. We’re joined by three great guests: Shari Davis of the Participatory Budgeting Project, Lorian Ngarambe of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, and Yale University Ph.D. student Alexander Kolokotronis. Transcripts for all episodes can be found at https://thenextsystem.org/learn/collections/next-system-podcast.

Duration:00:40:39

Ep. 30: Financing the Green Transition

2/14/2019
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This week we are discussing how to finance a transition from an ecologically harmful economy dependent on fossil fuels to a clean economy defined by renewables. We have three great guests tackling perspectives at different levels of service, from municipal to state to the federal level. We are joined by Jackie Fielder, an organizer working toward a public bank for San Francisco, Kat Taylor, the CEO of Beneficial State Bank, and Carla Skandier, a Senior Research Associate at the Democracy...

Duration:00:44:03

Ep. 29: From Private Profits to Public Alternatives

1/24/2019
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This week we’re talking about public ownership and privatization with three special guests. We are joined by Shahrzad Habibi, research director at In The Public Interest, Thomas Hanna, The Democracy Collaborative's research director and author of Our Common Wealth: The Return of Public Ownership in the United States, and Cat Hobbs, founder and director of We Own It. The conversation runs the gamut from the pitfalls of the privatization of goods and services to the social benefits of...

Duration:00:43:01

Ep. 29: From Private Profits to Public Alternatives

1/24/2019
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This week we’re talking about public ownership and privatization with three special guests. We are joined by Shahrzad Habibi, research director at In The Public Interest, Thomas Hanna, The Democracy Collaborative's research director and author of Our Common Wealth: The Return of Public Ownership in the United States, and Cat Hobbs, founder and director of We Own It. The conversation runs the gamut from the pitfalls of the privatization of goods and services to the social benefits of...

Duration:00:43:01

The Green New Deal and the shift to a new economy

12/12/2018
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This week we have a panel discussion detailing the proposed Green New Deal that activists have been mobilizing for recently. We spoke with The Democracy Collaborative's own Johanna Bozuwa, the Sierra Club's Anthony Torres, and Sunrise Movement Co-Founder Evan Weber to explore the economic and social ramifications of a Green New Deal and the obstacles standing in its way. The Next System Podcast is available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. You can also subscribe...

Duration:00:44:38

The Green New Deal and the shift to a new economy

12/12/2018
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This week we have a panel discussion detailing the proposed Green New Deal that activists have been mobilizing for recently. We spoke with The Democracy Collaborative's own Johanna Bozuwa, the Sierra Club's Anthony Torres, and Sunrise Movement Co-Founder Evan Weber to explore the economic and social ramifications of a Green New Deal and the obstacles standing in its way. The Next System Podcast is available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. You can also subscribe...

Duration:00:44:38

When “growing the economy” is not the right answer: Moving to sustainability

11/27/2018
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This week on the Next System Podcast we’re joined by Carina Millstone to discuss how to design business for an economic system that is rooted within ecological limits. Millstone is the executive director of Feedback, and her book Frugal Value: Designing Business for a Crowded Planet confronts issues of ownership, scale, consumption, and the other issues society must confront on the path to a more sustainable economy. The Next System Podcast is available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play,...

Duration:00:47:32

When “growing the economy” is not the right answer: Moving to sustainability

11/27/2018
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This week on the Next System Podcast we’re joined by Carina Millstone to discuss how to design business for an economic system that is rooted within ecological limits. Millstone is the executive director of Feedback, and her book Frugal Value: Designing Business for a Crowded Planet confronts issues of ownership, scale, consumption, and the other issues society must confront on the path to a more sustainable economy. The Next System Podcast is available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play,...

Duration:00:47:32

Ep. 26: What Banks Owe Communities

11/12/2018
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Editorial Manager Isaiah J. Poole hosts Next System Project fellow Devin Case-Ruchala in a discussion about the future and yet-to-be-fulfilled potential of a landmark community investment law with John Holdsclaw, senior vice president of corporate affairs at National Cooperative Bank, and Gregory Jost, director of organizing at the Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association in New York City and a leading expert in community development issues. The Next System Podcast is available on...

Duration:00:35:54

Ep. 26: What Banks Owe Communities

11/12/2018
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Editorial Manager Isaiah J. Poole hosts Next System Project fellow Devin Case-Ruchala in a discussion about the future and yet-to-be-fulfilled potential of a landmark community investment law with John Holdsclaw, senior vice president of corporate affairs at National Cooperative Bank, and Gregory Jost, director of organizing at the Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association in New York City and a leading expert in community development issues. The Next System Podcast is available on...

Duration:00:35:54

Ep. 25: Public Banking Coast to Coast

11/2/2018
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This week on the Next System Podcast David Jette from Public Bank LA and Juleon Robinson from Public Bank NYC sit down to discuss the transformative potential of public banks. These institutions aim to hold finance publicly accountable, directing credit into the real economy with the public goods prioritized over profit. Transcripts of all Next System Podcast episodes are available at https://thenextsystem.org/learn/collections/next-system-podcast. The Next System Podcast is available on...

Duration:00:54:06

Ep. 25: Public Banking Coast to Coast

11/2/2018
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This week on the Next System Podcast David Jette from Public Bank LA and Juleon Robinson from Public Bank NYC sit down to discuss the transformative potential of public banks. These institutions aim to hold finance publicly accountable, directing credit into the real economy with the public goods prioritized over profit. Transcripts of all Next System Podcast episodes are available at https://thenextsystem.org/learn/collections/next-system-podcast. The Next System Podcast is available on...

Duration:00:54:06

Ep. 24: The Antidote to the Amazon Economy

9/21/2018
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This week Stacy Mitchell, Co-Director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and Director of ILSR’s Community-Scaled Economy initiative, joins Adam Simpson and special co-host Katie Parker to discuss locally-minded economics and what effects they might have on our communities. Subscribe to the Next System Podcast via iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play, Stitcher Radio, or RSS. Transcripts of all episodes are available at www.thenextsystem.org.

Duration:00:41:58

Ep. 24: The Antidote to the Amazon Economy

9/21/2018
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This week Stacy Mitchell, Co-Director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and Director of ILSR’s Community-Scaled Economy initiative, joins Adam Simpson and special co-host Katie Parker to discuss locally-minded economics and what effects they might have on our communities. Subscribe to the Next System Podcast via iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play, Stitcher Radio, or RSS. Transcripts of all episodes are available at www.thenextsystem.org.

Duration:00:41:58

Episode 23: Community Control of Land and Housing (W/ Jarrid Green)

8/29/2018
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The Democracy Collaborative's Senior Research Fellow, Jarrid Green, joins the Next System Podcast to discuss his new report on community control of land and housing, which includes a discussion of actionable policies that cities can take to halt gentrification and build community wealth. Read the report here: https://thenextsystem.org/learn/stories/community-control-land-and-housing

Duration:00:39:50

Episode 23: Community Control of Land and Housing (W/ Jarrid Green)

8/29/2018
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The Democracy Collaborative's Senior Research Fellow, Jarrid Green, joins the Next System Podcast to discuss his new report on community control of land and housing, which includes a discussion of actionable policies that cities can take to halt gentrification and build community wealth. Read the report here: https://thenextsystem.org/learn/stories/community-control-land-and-housing

Duration:00:39:50