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How To Democratize The Economy


The last two American elections have shown a desire to rip up the old and build something new.  But the greatest source of frustration--economic inequality--remains in place, along with the system that allows/creates/confirms it. 

It does not need to be this way, say Marjorie Kelly and Ted Howard.  They are leaders of The Democracy Collaborative, working for a more democratic economy. 

And they lay out their ideas in the book The Making of a Democratic Economy: Building Prosperity for the Many, Not Just the Few.  Majorie Kelly is our guest for a discussion of bring the bottom up, or the top down, or both. 

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