The Laura Flanders Show

The Next Economy: Worker-Led, for Public Interest

Episode Summary

10 years since the financial crash we've learned that there exists in the US not just one economy, but many. From platform cooperatives to cryptocurrency, people are continuously building economic alternatives. So says Nathan Schneider, author of "Everything for Everyone: the Radical Tradition That Is Shaping The Next Economy." Plus, professor and author Virginia Eubanks on how government and corporations are erasing social services through unequal digital practices.   Support theLFShow

Episode Notes

10 years since the financial crash we've learned that there exists in the US not just one economy, but many, as well as many kinds of economic actors. From platform cooperatives to cryptocurrency, people are continuously building economic alternatives. So says Nathan Schneider, crusader for collective ownership and author of "Everything for Everyone: the Radical Tradition That Is Shaping The Next Economy." Plus, professor and author Virginia Eubanks on how government and corporations are erasing social services through unequal digital practices.  Music: “You Are the One the World Becomes” by Morley, from her new album ‘1000 Miles’. Support theLFShow