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Meanwhile, we have leading academics in the country, including Maryland's own Gar Alperovitz, and Peter Kuznick from Bethesda, who turn that argument upside down, saying that the Japanese were ready to surrender. American textbooks generally are coming around to that view, but…. I'll give you ...
But his co-conspirator Gar Alperovitz, drawing on his earlier experience working for a member of Congress, persuaded Ellsberg that it would be better to approach subsequent papers one a time to keep the story in the news cycle. Ellsberg explains how he selected each paper, sometimes based on ...

And that is, Gar Alperovitz, a professor, has joined with other people in terms of forming something they call the Democracy Collaborative. And Richard Wolfe, who has a radio show, and is widely known for his ground-breaking work on progressive economic alternatives. He's got an organization called ...
A former Cambridge University fellow has come forward after 46 years to reveal his role in the most celebrated act of whistleblowing in American history. In June 1971 Gar Alperovitz outmanoeuvred the FBI and the Nixon administration to mastermind the covert distribution to 19 US newspapers of what ...
Historian Gar Alperovitz has revealed for the first time the key role he and a handful of other activists played in helping whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg leak to journalists the Pentagon Papers—a 7,000-page classified history outlining the true extent of U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Daniel Ellsberg told The ...
The New Yorker published a story yesterday revealing that Gar Alperovitz was a key member of the Lavender Hill Mob, the loose group of anti-war activists that helped to hide Daniel Ellsberg for three weeks as they released the Pentagon Papers to various news organizations. The article describes the first ...

And historian Gar Alperovitz has revealed for the first time the key role he and a handful of other activists played in helping whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg leak the Pentagon Papers to journalists. This is Alperovitz, speaking in a video produced by The New Yorker. Gar Alperovitz: “I helped arrange for the ...
Speaking publicly for the first time, a historian reveals the crucial role that he and a small band of others played in helping Daniel Ellsberg leak the documents to journalists. By Eric Lichtblau. January 29, 2018. In 1971, Gar Alperovitz played a vital, clandestine role in making the Pentagon Papers public. Photograph by ...
With both houses of Congress and most state governments captured by the Republican Party, those opposed to Trump and Trumpism are looking to cities. This strategic choice is increasingly being made not only by the Left, but by the careful center as well, a fact shown nowhere more clearly than in The ...
Culture » January 8, 2018. Centrist Think Tanks Won't Save Our Cities. Economic democracy must come from below. BY Gar Alperovitz · Share TweetReddit0 StumbleUpon0EmailPrint ...
“Ideas are important, but unless you can bring that vision down to earth, it's just pie-in-the-sky,” Gar Alperovitz said. This philosophy seems to guide much of his work. A distinguished historian, political economist, activist and writer, Alperovitz is well known for his critically acclaimed books on the atomic ...
Gar Alperovitz came to Oberlin as one of the speakers in The State of American Democracy: A National Conversation, a three-day, non-partisan discussion about the state of democracy in the U.S. The conference examines how the U.S. ended up in its current polarized state, and how we can bolster the ...
“Ideas are important, but unless you can bring that vision down to earth, it's just pie-in-the-sky,” Gar Alperovitz said. This philosophy seems to guide much of his work. A distinguished historian, political economist, activist and writer, Alperovitz is well known for his critically acclaimed books on the atomic ...
Government can save the climate from burning the same way it saved the economy from depression: Buy out the companies behind the crisis. By Gar Alperovitz, Joe Guinan and Thomas M. Hanna. April 26, 2017. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Coal power plant. A coal-fired power plant in Holcomb, Kansas, in 2007.
Gar AlperovitzGar Alperovitz, author of What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution, is co-founder of The Democracy Collaborative and co-chair of its Next System Project. To submit a correction for our consideration, click here. For Reprints and Permissions, click here.
With guest contributions from Medea Benjamin, Ralph Nader, Gar Alperovitz and more, this book makes a compelling argument about how movements must come together. Order your copy today with a donation to Truthout! Since Trump's election, the liberal media and much of the left have trained their fire ...
So by 1963, Marcus, working with Barnet and a group of other young intellectuals that included Gar Alperovitz, Christopher Jencks, Milton Kotler, Donald Michael, and me, founded the Institute for Policy Studies: a center for action and research that would have connections inside the federal government but ...

“Ideas are important, but unless you can bring that vision down to earth, it's just pie-in-the-sky,” Gar Alperovitz said. This philosophy seems to guide much of his work. A distinguished historian, political economist, activist and writer, Alperovitz is well known for his critically acclaimed books on the atomic ...
Dr. Gar Alperovitz, director of the Exploratory Project for Economic Alternatives, says a plan to rekindle the Campbell Works of Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. could be a showcase of modern employee ownership. 1967: U.S. Bankruptcy Referee Joseph Kaiser says Broumas Theaters Inc., which operates ...
Gar Alperovitz came to Oberlin as one of the speakers in The State of American Democracy: A National Conversation, a three-day, non-partisan discussion about the state of democracy in the U.S. The conference examines how the U.S. ended up in its current polarized state, and how we can bolster the ...
On Sept. 19, 1977 — a day remembered locally as “Black Monday” — the corporate owners of the Campbell Works in Youngstown, Ohio, abruptly shuttered the giant steel mill's doors. Instantly, 5,000 workers lost their jobs, their livelihoods and their futures. The mill's closing was national news, one of the ...
"A comprehensive plan for the economic reconstruction of our communities—connected to the urgent imperative of a large scale transition in our energy and transit systems—can define the first key element in a compelling political program around which to organize to defeat Trumpism." (Photo by Joe ...
Gar Alperovitz posted Sep 07, 2016. Many years ago, while researching the history of the U.S. decision to use atomic weapons on the people of Japan, I came to understand something: There was something deep at work in the American political and economic system driving it toward relentless expansion and a dangerous, ...
Gar AlperovitzGar Alperovitz, author of What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution, is co-founder of The Democracy Collaborative and co-chair of its Next System Project. To submit a correction for our consideration, click here. For Reprints and Permissions, click here.
Gar Alperovitz has had a distinguished career as a historian, political economist, activist, writer, and government official. He is currently the Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland and Cofounder of the Democracy Collaborative. He is also a former Fellow of Kings College, Cambridge ...
Gar Alperovitz' book Atomic Diplomacy goes into brutal detail about the cynical calculations of U.S. decision-makers who saw the Atom Bomb ...
Recent work by Gar Alperovitz and David Ellerman approaches these matters in highly informative ways. Conversion of military industry along ...
The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb by Gar Alperovitz. Mass destruction of the patriotic myths deployed — still deployed — to justify nuking ...
On Sept. 19, 1977 — a day remembered locally as “Black Monday” — the corporate owners of the Campbell Works in Youngstown, Ohio, ...
"A comprehensive plan for the economic reconstruction of our communities—connected to the urgent imperative of a large scale transition in ...
“Ideas are important, but unless you can bring that vision down to earth, it's just pie-in-the-sky,” Gar Alperovitz said. This philosophy seems to ...
From the “buy local” movement to public banking, we're well on our way to a more democratic, cooperative, and people-centered economy.
U.S. President Barack Obama's forthcoming visit to Hiroshima offers an opportunity to reconsider some of the myths surrounding the historic decision to use the ...
Gar Alperovitz has had a distinguished career as a historian, political economist, activist, writer, and government official. He is currently the Lionel R. Bauman ...
Gar AlperovitzGar Alperovitz, author of What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution, is co-founder of The ...
"A comprehensive plan for the economic reconstruction of our communities—connected to the urgent imperative of a large scale transition in ...
The following piece by Gar Alperovitz forms one of the guest "interludes" in Welcome to the Revolution. On September 19, 1977 -- a day ...
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union participate in a strike on September 12, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Peoplesworld).
Los hallazgos y conclusiones de Gar Alperovitz, Murray Sayle y Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, entre otros, arrasan con el mito de que el primer ataque ...
Los hallazgos y conclusiones de Gar Alperovitz, Murray Sayle y Tsyuyoshi Hasegawa, entre otros, arrasan con el mito de que el primer ataque ...
First, in "The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb" (1995) Gar Alperovitz shows that the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not ...
Do media outlets have a role to play in the movement for a better world? In this excerpt from Welcome to the Revolution that forms one of the ...
Dear Editor: Yet another "conn" backed by the conmeisters themselves (Scott Walker, Paul Ryan and Ron Johnson). Poor Wisconsin (poor to ...
“Ideas are important, but unless you can bring that vision down to earth, it's just pie-in-the-sky,” Gar Alperovitz said. This philosophy seems to ...
The things that Gar Alperovitz is doing, that are going on right now, these are indications of what could be done much more broadly. It could be ...
People join hands during a protest of Donald Trump's election around Lake Merritt in Oakland, California, on November 13, 2016. (Photo: Jim ...
Gar Alperovitz wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Gar is the former Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of ...
U.S. President Barack Obama's forthcoming visit to Hiroshima offers an opportunity to reconsider some of the myths surrounding the historic decision to use the ...
In the struggle against economic inequality, historian and political economist Gar Alperovitz tends to take the long view. That may be at least ...
Gar AlperovitzGar Alperovitz, author of What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution, is co-founder of The ...


 

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