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Greece - Taking Power vs. Making Power

From taking power to making power. This week "The Laura Flanders Show" presents a special report from Athens, Greece, where many are asking if progressives in government can change much if people don’t change society first. Many people recall the story of Syriza, the progressive left government that took power after the financial crisis. But what fewer people know is the creativity with which Greeks responded to the financial crisis to meet the needs of their community. Their approach to meeting the needs of their community could be be sowing the seeds for societal transformation.

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Building the Democratic Economy, from Preston to Cleveland​

Two forms of government have dominated in the west over the last 100 years. In one big power is vested in the state, the government, in the other policy is dominated by the influence of big industry, big corporations, or big money. Well 100 years after the Russian revolution, and 10 years after the financial crash, a whole lot of people all around the world are asking, “Are there any alternatives?” especially as neither of those models has delivered on a promise of shared prosperity.

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