March 14th, 7:30PM at United Church of Chapel Hill, Thursday, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill. Title of talk: "THE PREHISTORY OF THE NEXT GREAT PROGRESSIVE ERA" Event sponsored by Recyclique/CommunEcos & Transition Durham
March, 15th 9:15AM at White Lecture Hall (White 107), Duke University’s East Campus, Durham, NC. Gar Alperovitz is giving the keynote lecture for the sustainability track of the Society for the Anthropology of North America’s 2013 Annual Conference. Title of talk: THE EMERGING POSSIBILITY OF A NEW PATH FORWARD: THE NEXT GREAT AMERICAN PROGRESSIVE ERA
Both talks are free and open to the public.
Dr. Alperovitz is the Lionel Bauman Professor of Political Economy at the University of Maryland and cofounder of the Democracy Collaborative. He served as a legislative director in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and as a special assistant in the Department of State.
He also helped develop the well-known Evergreen Cooperatives in Cleveland, Ohio, which are innovative projects in local job creation, community wealth creation and workplace democracy.