I often open my lectures by explaining that the current distribution of wealth in the United States—with the richest 400 people owning more of the country than the poorest 180 million combined—is, essentially, a medieval arrangement, with a vast underclass and a tiny elite. After one talk, a medieval historian approached me to offer a […]
About Gar Alperovitz
Historian and activist Gar Alperovitz, director of the Democracy Collaborative (http://democracycollaborative.org/), is the author of many books on social change, including "What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution" (Chelsea Green, 2013). To learn more, go to http://www.garalperovitz.com/.