The Possibility of a Pluralist Commonwealth and a Community Sustaining Economy

  • Gar Alperovitz
  • Steve Dubb
Part of the Humanism in Business Series book series (HUBUS)


It is increasingly obvious that the United States faces systemic problems. When protestors occupy Wall Street and Ben Bernanke, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, not only responds to the protestors but actually casts the actions of the protestors in a favorable light, it is clear these are not ordinary times. Testifying to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Bernanke observed that the protestors “blame, with some justification, the problems in the financial sector for getting us into this mess, and they’re dissatisfied with the policy response here in Washington. And at some level, I can’t blame them.”1


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