Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz is Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political-Economy at the University of Maryland and one of the founders of the Democracy Collaborative, an organization devoted to developing community wealth-building approaches to local and national democratic reconstruction. Alperovitz’s most recent book is Unjust Deserts: How the Rich Are Taking Our Common Inheritance (The New Press, 2008). A related recent book is America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty and Our Democracy (John Wiley & Sons, 2005). He is also author (with Jeff Faux) of Rebuilding America (Pantheon), and (with Staughton Lynd) of Strategy and Program (Beacon). Another related book is Making a Place for Community (Routledge, with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio.)