1 11/07/2014 GAR ALPEROVITZ BIOGRAPHICAL DATA PERSONAL EDUCATION Marital Status: Married, two children University of Wisconsin B.S (American History) University of California, Berkeley M.A (Economics) Cambridge University, U.K. Ph.D (Political-Economy) EDUCATIONAL AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, ETC. Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi Marshall Scholar (Kings College, Cambridge University; London School of Economics) King's College, Cambridge University Winner, Fellowship Competition Peterhouse College, Cambridge University Winner, Fellowship Competition Guggenheim Fellowship Phi Beta Kappa Bicentennial Fellowship Lionel Gelber Prize, Distinguished Finalist [The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb] Selected as Fellow of the Center for the Study of Values in Public Life, Harvard Divinity School (Declined in order to accept appointment as Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy)
2 Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Community Economic Development, Michigan State University Center for Urban Affairs, June 2003 Appointed as Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer, POSITIONS HELD Academic/Research: Fellow, King's College Cambridge University Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution Washington, D.C. Fellow, Harvard University Institute of Politics Non-Resident Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies Washington, D.C. President, Center for Community Economic Development Cambridge, Mass. President, Center for the Study of Public Policy Cambridge, Mass. President/Director, National Center for Economic Alternatives Washington, D.C. President, National Center for Economic and Security Alternatives, Washington, D.C. Senior Research Scientist, Department of Government and Politics, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland
3 Harrison Research Professor, Department of Government and Politics, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland Lionel R. Bauman Professor of Political Economy, Department of Government and Politics, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Maryland Co-founder and Principal, The Democracy Collaborative Government/Public Policy: Legislative Assistant, U.S. House of Representatives (Rep. Robert Kastenmeier) Legislative Director, U.S. Senate (Senator Gaylord Nelson) Special Assistant, U.S. State Department (Policy planning, United Nations; Office of Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations. Rank:FSR-1, GS-18 equivalent.) Senior Economic Policy Adviser, National Economic Recovery Project (154 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives) Books: Atomic Diplomacy: Hiroshima and Potsdam (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965). Foreign editions: German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, British. 2nd Edition (New York: Viking Penguin, 1985). Containing new introduction and literature review with additional annexes Foreign editions: British 3rd Edition (Colorado: Pluto Press, 1994). Containing new introduction and revisions. Foreign editions: British
4 Cold War Essays, with an Introduction by Christopher Lasch, (New York: Doubleday, 1970). Strategy and Program, with S. Lynd,(Boston: Beacon Press, 1973). Rebuilding America, with J. Faux, (New York: Pantheon, 1984). American Economic Policy, ed. with R. Skurski,(Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1984). The Decision To Use the Atomic Bomb and the Architecture of an American Myth, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995). Foreign editions: German, Japanese, Korean, British. The Decision To Use the Atomic Bomb, (New York: Vintage Books, 1996). British edition (Harper Collins). Making a Place for Community, with D. Imbroscio and T. Williamson (New York: Routledge, 2002). America Beyond Capitalism, (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, October 2004). 2nd Edition (Washington, D.C. and Boston, MA: Democracy Collaborative Press and Dollars & Sense, 2011). Containing new introduction and preface. Building Wealth: The New Asset-Based Approach to Solving Social and Economic Problems, (Washington, D.C.: The Aspen Institute), April (Democracy Collaborative Report, under the direction of Gar Alperovitz) Unjust Deserts: (Wealth and Inequality in the Knowledge Economy), with Lew Daly (New York: The New Press, 2008) Climate Change, Community Stability, and the Next 150 Million Americans, with Thad Williamson and Steve Dubb (Democracy Collaborative Report 2010) Rebuilding America s Communities: A Comprehensive Community Wealth Building Federal Policy Proposal,
5 with Steve Dubb and Ted Howard (Democracy Collaborative Report 2010). What Then Must We Do?: Straight Talk about the Next American Revolution,(White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, May 2013). Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in- Nature, with Robert Costanza, Herman Daly, Joshua Farley, Carol Franco, Tim Jackson, Ida Kubiszewski, Juliet Schor, and Peter Victor, Report to the United Nations for the 2012 Rio+20 Conference (Australian National University E Press: Canberra, Australia, 2013). MAJOR PUBLIC DISCUSSION RELATED TO BOOKS AND OTHER KEY WORK Television\Radio: "Meet the Press" "Larry King Live" "Sunday NBC Today" "Charlie Rose" NPR All Things Considered" NPR Talk of the Nation "Wall Street Week" "MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour" (Repeat appearances) "The Advocates" "Cross-Fire" "The O'Reilly Factor" "It's Your Business" (Repeated appearances, opposite, among others, Rep. Jack Kemp, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Richard Lesher, etc.)
6 C-Span Washington Journal Numerous television documentaries on nuclear weapons and the decision to use the atomic bomb have drawn heavily or primarily on my work, including: ABC, BBC (2), NHK-Japan, Asahi, Clark Television, and German National Television. One of the two BBC Specials here noted focused entirely on my work and career. Numerous interviews on ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR and CNN news programs Related: The Metropolitan Opera in 2008 produced Dr. Atomic, an opera which drew heavily and explicitly on my work. Articles, Reviews, Essays, Contributions to Books (Selected Public and Academic) * : "Leaderless Liberals," with Kim Willenson, The Nation, September 8, "Minimum Solution for Berlin," The New Republic, December 29, "Why We Dropped the Bomb," The Progressive, August, "The Double Dealer," review-essay on The Secret Surrender, by Allen W. Dulles, The New York Review of Books, September 8, Letter Exchange on the Beginnings of the Cold War, with Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., The New York Review of Books, October 20, "How Did the Cold War Begin?," review-essay on Beginnings of the Cold War, by Martin F. Herz, The New York Review of Books, March 23, "The Trump Card," review-essay on The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II, by Herbert Feis, The New York Review of Books, June 15, * [* indicates items co-authored with Jeff Faux]
7 Letter Exchange on the bombing of Hiroshima, with Herbert Feis, The New York Review of Books, August 3, "End to Intervention," Atlantic Monthly, June, "American Stakes Abroad," review of Intervention and Revolution, by Richard J. Barnet, The New York Times Book Review, November 24, "Community Economic Self-Help," Current, May, "The History of Atomic Diplomacy," in March 4: Scientists, Students, and Society, Jonathan Allen, ed. (Massachusetts Institutes of Technology Press, 1970). "The Beginning of the Cold War," in From Confrontation to Containment: America, Russia and the Evolution of the Cold War, (republication) Richard H. Miller, ed. (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1971). Review of After the Planners, by Robert Goodman, The New York Times Book Review, February 6, "How the Cold War Began," in Issues in Western Civilization, Vol. II, (republication) Leon Apt, ed. (Holbrook Press, Inc., 1972). "Why We Dropped the Bomb," in The Shaping of American Civilization, Vol. II, ed., David H. Fowler, et. al. (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1972). Response (on Cold War historiography) to Robert Maddox, Journal of American History, March, Comment (on the origins of the Cold War), The New York Times Book Review, June 17, "Notes Toward a Pluralist Commonwealth," in Exploring Contradictions: Political Economy in the Corporate State, (republication) ed., Phillip Brenner, et. al. (New York: McKay and Company, 1974). "The Economy: What Kind of Planning?" Working Papers, Fall, *
8 "An Economic Program for the Coming Decade," Democratic Review, November, * "Full Employment Policy: An Examination of Its Implications," testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, December 10, "Planning I: Our Future: Centralization or Decentralization?" The New York Times, January 5, * "Planning II: Laying a Foundation for Solving National Problems," The New York Times, January 6, * "Citizen-Based Planning and Economic Progress," testimony before the Panel on Environmental Science and Technology of the Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution, hearings on "Choosing our Environment: Can We Anticipate the Future?" Committee on Public Works, U.S. Senate, February 27, "Can We Have Full Employment Without Inflation?" Challenge, March/April, (Symposium with Walter Heller and Charles Walker.) * "After the Corporation," The New York Times, June 28, * "Once More With Planning," Business and Society Review, Winter, 1976/1977. * "Energy, Capital and Socialism," a review of The Poverty of Power, by Barry Commoner, Social Policy, January/February "The Employment Act and the President's Economic Stimulus Proposals," testimony before Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities, U.S. House of Representatives, February 10, "Introduction," to "Understanding the New Inflation: The Importance of the Basic Necessities," study by Leslie Nulty, The Exploratory Project for Economic Alternatives, Washington, D.C., *
9 "Is the Corporate State a Menace or Pure Myth? Pursuit of Profits Comes Before Society's Needs," with Richard Barnet, Los Angeles Times, June 16, "Building a Democratic Economy," The Progressive, July, * "Alarming Signs," with Richard Barnet, The Wharton Magazine, Summer, "Changing American Economy," Current, September, * "Introduction," to "The Costs of Continued Unemployment," study by Steven Sheffrin, The Exploratory Project for Economic Alternatives, Washington, D.C., * "Youngstown Lessons," The New York Times, November 3, * "Economic Planning: Authoritarian or Democratic?" Executive Magazine, March, * "Full Employment With a Different Focus," The New York Times, April 15, "Towards a New Economic Strategy," testimony before Joint Hearing of the Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment and the Subcommittee on Human Services of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, May 3, "The Youngstown Experience," Challenge, July/August, "The Economics of Urban Reconstruction," Church and Society, published by the United Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., July/August, * "Against Inflation: A Progressive Agenda," People and Taxes, August, * "Final Summary Report: Youngstown Demonstration Planning Project," The National Center for Economic Alternatives, Washington, D.C., September, * "On the Real Sources of Inflation," testimony at hearings on "The Cost of Government Regulation," before the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, Sub-
10 Committee on the Consumer, U.S. Senate, November 21, "Maximizing Public Profit," Social Policy, November/December, * "Of Football, Inflation and Coaches," The Washington Star, February 3, * "Adequacy of Administration's Anti-Inflation Program," testimony before the Committee on Government Operations, Sub-Committee on Commerce, Consumer and Monetary Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, February 5, "For a National Teach-In On Economics," The New York Times, February 25, * "A Sectoral Anti-Inflation Policy," testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Sub- Committee on Economic Stabilization, U.S. Senate, March 23, "Ideology at the Check-out Counter," Social Policy, March/April, * "Controlling the New Inflation," Adherent, May, * "Impact of Inflation on the Economy," testimony before the Task Force on Inflation, Budget Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, June 18, "Controlling Inflation in the Necessity Sectors," testimony at hearings on "The 1979 Mid-Year Review of the Economy," before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, June 28, "Focus on Inflation," Consumer Report, August, * "Introduction," to "Towards a Public Balance Sheet: Calculating the Costs and Benefits of Community Stabilization," study by David Smith, The National Center for Economic Alternatives, Washington, D.C., *
11 "Neighborhoods for a Democratic Society," Social Policy, September/October, * "Three Economists Give Their Views on What's Ahead: Inflation Lingers, Recession Looms, More Energy Troubles," with Alfred Kahn and Marvin Kosters, The New York Times Week In Review, November 25, "When Steel Goes Cold," The New York Times, December 12, * "Introduction," to "Workplace Democracy and Productivity," study by Karl Frieden, The National Center for Economic Alternatives, Washington, D.C., * "How Not to Fight Inflation," The Washington Post, March 9, * "Confronting New Forms of Inflation," National Consumers League, March/April, * Review of Decade of Decision, by Michael Harrington, in The New Republic, April 14, * "Confronting the True Agenda," The Wharton Magazine, Spring, * "Symbolist Economics," Social Policy, May/June, * "Controls and the Basic Necessities," Challenge, May/June, * "When the Pendulum Swings," Executive Magazine, July, "Who Is to Take Which Bitter Pill?" The New York Times, August 4, * "An Equitable Approach to High Energy Costs," in High Energy Costs: Assessing the Burden, ed., H. Lansberg and J. Dukert, Brookings-Resources for the Future, Washington, D.C., "Needed: Wage-Price Controls," The Nation, November 29, *
12 "Introduction," to "Small Business: New Directions for the 1980s," study by James Morrison, The National Center for Economic Alternatives, Washington, D.C., * "Reindustrialization--Conservative Chic," Social Policy, November/December, * "Beyond Bailouts: Notes for the Next Time," Working Papers, November/December, * "Youngstown Demonstration Planning Project" (Excerpts), in Workplace Democracy and Social Change, ed., Frank Lindenfeld and Joyce Rothschild-Whitte (Porter Sargent, 1980). * "An Alternative Policy to Prevent Dunkirk," The New York Times, January 7, * "Issues of Long Term Stability: Asking the Tough Questions About Industrial Policy and Reindustrialization," in Committee Print No. 97-P, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sub-Committee on Oversight and Investigations, U.S. House of Representatives, "Necessities Inflation, Once Again, Missing the Point," a reply to Joseph Minarik, Challenge, January/February * "Anteckningar pa vagen till ett pluralistiskt forbund," in Valfard-och Sedan?, ed. Nordal Akerman, Raben & Sjogren, Stockholm, "Marching to Dunkirk," New Republic, February 21, * "Reindustrialization," Current, March/April, * "The Budget and the Economy," Christianity and Crisis, April 3, * "Energy Policy, Overall Stability, and Economic Planning," testimony at hearing on "Capital Formation and Industrial Policy," before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sub-Committee on Oversight and Investigations, U.S. House of Representatives, April 27, 1981.
13 "Beyond Voodoo Economics," Executive, Summer, "The New Inflation," The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science: Social Effects of Inflation, July, "When the Pendulum Swings," in Committee Print No. 97-P, Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sub-Committee on Oversight and Investigations, U.S. House of Representatives, * "Full Production, Local Stability," The New York Times, March 31, * "Futuras orientaciones de la economia de los Estados Unidos," Ilustre Colegio Central de Titulares Mercantiles: Technica Economica, Tomo I , pp "Beyond Economic Illusion," The New York Times, January 25, "Recession and Instability in Historical Perspective," testimony, hearings on "Unemployment and its Underlying Causes," before the Education and Labor Committee, Sub- Committee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education, U.S. House of Representatives, February 3, "Social Justice and the New Inflation," in New Directions in Economic Justice, Roger Skurski, ed, University of Notre Dame Press, "Coping With Recession," Dissent, Spring, "1970's Economic Rerun?" The New York Times, October 16, "The Failure of Reaganomics," testimony, hearings on "The 1984 Economic Report of the President," before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, February 22, "On Community Economic Stability," review of The Fight Against Shutdowns, by Staughton Lynd, Social Thought, Spring 1984.
14 "Planning for Sustained Community," in Catholic Social Teaching and U.S. Economy, ed. J. Houck and O. Williams, University Press of America, "Is the Trade Emperor Still Wearing Clothes?" testimony, hearings on "Free Trade--Myth or Reality?" before the Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on International Economic Policy, U.S. Senate, June 27, "Forget Today's Fleeting Fashions--We Really Need More Government, Not Less," The Washington Post, "Outlook," October 7, * "Comment," on "Managing the Government Deficit and Business Cycle," papers by Benjamin M. Friedman and Robert J. Gordon, in Removing Obstacles to Economic Growth, M. and S. Wachter, ed. University of Pennsylvania Press, "Brief, Amicus Curiae," with Robert Lekachman, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, et. al., v. State of Washington, et. al., (Comparable Worth) "Introduction," to "Policies to Improve the Trade-off Between Inflation and Unemployment: An Econometric Simulation Study," by Lawrence R. Klein, et. al., Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, Philadelphia, Penn., December 20, "Did America Have to Drop the Bomb?" The Washington Post Outlook, August 4, "Hiroshima Remembered: The U.S. Was Wrong," The New York Times, August 4, "The Hiroshima Decision: An Introduction to Atomic Diplomacy," Sojourners, August-September, "Political-Economics for the Next Century," Sojourners, November, 1985.
15 "More on Atomic Diplomacy," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, December, "The Christian War for the Economy," L.A. Weekly, December 13-19, "No More Rich Uncle to Rich Allies," The New York Times, February 21, "The Coming Break in Liberal Consciousness," Christianity and Crisis, March 3, "America's Europe Problem: Naked NATO," The New Republic, September 29, "Beyond Heartfelt Habits," review of Habits of the Heart, by Robert Bellah, et. al., Sojourners, October 9, "Government Involvement Is Essential for a Strong Economy," in Economics in America, ed. Terry O'Neill, et. al., Greenhaven Press, * "Towards a Tough-Minded Populism," in The New Populism: The Politics of Empowerment, ed. H. Boyte and F. Riessman, Temple University Press, "Too Quiet, `Post-Reagan' Talk," The New York Times, February 12, "Ready for a New Era? The Old Framework Is Gone," Christianity and Crisis, March 2, "A Step in From the Cold," Boston Sunday Globe, December 13, "The Common Good and the Emerging Longer Term Historical Context," in U.S. Capitalism and the Common Good, ed. J. Houck and O. Williams, University Press of America, "Introduction," to The Rise of Conservative Capitalism in Great Britain and the United States, by Kenneth Hoover and Raymond Plant, Methuen, "In an Irrational Economy: Seeds of Hope," Community Economics, Winter 1988.
16 "Politics... and Beyond. Impasse and Vision at the End of a Millenium," Christianity and Crisis, April 4, "`Do Nuclear Weapons Matter?': An Exchange," letter exchange with Stanley Hoffmann, The New York Review of Books, April 27, "Did We Have to Drop the Bomb?" The New York Times, August 3, "Atomic Diplomacy," The Listener, August 10, "Building a Living Democracy," Sojourners, July "Das Problem deutscher Selbstkontrolle Ein Gespräch," with Richard J. Barnet, Norman Birnbaum and Marcus G. Raskin, Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik, July "Why the U.S. Dropped the Bomb," The Miami Herald, August 5, "Why We Dropped the Bomb," San Jose Mercury News, August 5, "Why We Nuked Japan," The Sacramento Bee, August 19, "Les Véritables Raisons de la Destruction d'hiroshima," Le Monde Diplomatique, August 20, "Why The United States Dropped the Bomb," Technology Review, August/September "An Interview with Dr. Gar Alperovitz," Asahi Shimbun Extra Report and Analysis, October 2, "Focusing Our Varied Visions: Further Reflections on an Alternative Economic System," Sojourners, February- March, "Hiroshima Revisited," author response, Technology Review, January "A Different Future: Democracy, Security, Community, Time," Christianity and Crisis, February 4, 1991.
17 "What the War Says about Us," The Progressive, April "Confronting Recession Confusion," Sojourners, April Socialism Based in Community, The Nation, April 22, "What We Now Know on Bombing Hiroshima," The Houston Post, December 21, "Marshall, Truman, and the Decision to Drop the Bomb," with Robert L. Messer, International Security, Winter 1991/92. "Dream of Total Disarmament Could Become a Reality," with Kai Bird, Los Angeles Times, January 12, "The Hiroshima Decision: A Moral Reassessment," Christianity and Crisis, February 3, "Facing Up to Economic Stagnation," Technology Review, February/March "Bogged Down: Why This Economy May Never Get Going," The Washington Post, April 12, "Wanted: Bold Leadership to Reduce Nuclear Arsenals," with Kai Bird, The Miami Herald, April 26, "The Logic of Disarmament," with Kai Bird, Institute for Policy Studies Briefing Paper, May "The Fading of the Cold War--and the Demystification of Twentieth Century Issues," with Kai Bird, Diplomatic History, Spring "Step One for Christians: Working for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons. An Interview with Gar Alperovitz." World Peacemakers Quarterly, Easter "Was Hiroshima Needed to End the War?" with Kai Bird, The Christian Science Monitor, August 6, "An Interview with Gar Alperovitz," Koinonia, August 1992.
18 "Organizations, Occupations and Work: A Future for the American Economy: The Social Market by Severyn T. Bruyn," review, Contemporary Sociology, September "Memorandum to President-elect Clinton," Tikkun, November/December "Ameristroika Is the Answer: How to Really Share the Wealth With Employee-Owned Firms," The Washington Post, December 13, "The Economic Summit Won't Matter," The New York Times, December 16, "Conditions, Not Policy, Alter Economy," The Plain Dealer, December 21, "Beyond Socialism and Capitalism," in Paradigms Lost, ed. Chester Hartman and Pedro Vilanova, Pluto Press, "The Fading of the Cold War--and the Demystification of Twentieth Century Issues," with Kai Bird, in The End of the Cold War: Its Meaning and Implications, ed. Michael J. Hogan, Cambridge University Press, "Clinton's Doomed Affair With the Free Market," New York Newsday, February 28, "Medicine with a Heart," Technology Review, April "Giving Harry Hell," with Kai Bird, review of Truman by David McCullough, The Nation, May 10, "An End to Growth? Beyond the City vs. the Suburban Debate," Social Policy, Spring "The Perils of Deficit Reduction," The Miami Herald, June 13, "The Clintonomics Trap," The Progressive, June "Clintonomics: Not Yet Out of the Desert," Sojourners, June "Was the Cold War Necessary?" with Kai Bird, review of A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman
19 Administration, and the Cold War, by Melvyn P. Leffler, Tikkun, July/August "The Wrong Questions about Russia," The Miami Herald, January 16, "The Clinton Administration, the System, and Us," Tikkun, January/February "How Cities Make Money," The New York Times, February 10, "Ending the Nuclear Threat: Buy Your Enemies' Bombs," Los Angeles Times, February 13, "The A-Bomb's Chain Reaction," with Kai Bird, Chicago Tribune, April 6, "Nuclear Secrets," review of James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age by James G. Hershberg, In These Times, May 30, "The Centrality of the Bomb," with Kai Bird, Foreign Policy, Spring "Loading the Guns of August 1995," Chicago Tribune, August 9, "Questioning Hiroshima," The Boston Globe, August 20, "Beyond the Smithsonian Flap: Historians' New Consensus," The Washington Post, October 16, "We Didn't Have to Drop the Bomb," The Wall Street Journal, September 13, "Distributing Our Technological Inheritance," Technology Review, October "Building a Living Democracy," Who is My Neighbor? Economics as if Values Matter, a study guide from the editors of Sojourners, "The Onset and Persistence of Secular Stagnation," with Harold Vatter and John Walker, Journal of Economic Issues, June 1995.
20 "Hiroshima: Warum die Bombe zum Einsatz kam," Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik, July "The Fire Still Burns: An Interview with Historian Gar Alperovitz," Sojourners, July-August "Hiroshima at Fifty," Tikkun, July/August "Trumpfkart im Spiel gegen Stalin," Die Zeit, July 14, "Hiroshima: Truman's Deceit," The Sunday Times, July 30, "Was Bombing Hiroshima Right or Wrong? Dead Wrong: Japan Was Ready to Surrender Anyway," USA Today, August 2, "Gar Alperovitz on the Creation of the Hiroshima Myth," Asahi Shimbun Extra Report and Analysis, August 7, "Hiroshima: Historians Reassess," Foreign Policy, Summer "Hiroshima Pourquoi?" in Hiroshima 50 Ans, ed. Maya Morioka Todeschini, Autrement Série Mémoires, September "Sustainability and `the System Problem,'" The Good Society: A PEGS Journal, Fall "`The New War Over Hiroshima': An Exchange," letter exchange with Robert Jay Lifton, Greg Mitchell, and Ian Buruma, The New York Review of Books, November 30, "Dropping the Bomb: An Exchange," letter exchange with Donald Kagan and others, Commentary, December "A Modest Proposal: Buy the Nukes," with Kai Bird and Thad Williamson, The Nation, January 22, "A Theory of Cold War Dynamics: U.S. Policy, Germany, and the Bomb," The History Teacher, May "The Reconstruction of Community Meaning," Tikkun, May/June 1996.
21 "Sustainability and `the System Problem,'" in Building Sustainable Societies: A Blueprint for a Post- Industrial World, ed. Dennis C. Pirages (Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1996). "Speculative Theory and Regime Alternatives: Beyond Socialism and Capitalism," in The Constitution of Good Societies, ed. Karol Edward Soltan and Stephen L. Elkin (University Park, Penn.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996). "Down and Out: A Nuclear Path," with Alex Campbell and Thad Williamson, The Nation, December 30, "Concerning the Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb," H_Diplo, an discussion list for diplomatic historians (essay is posted on the web site: February, 18, "The Old Socialist Idea and the New Century," Peace Review, "Introductory Essay," in What Comes Next: A Preliminary Bibliography of Recent Proposals for a Different Society, by Thad Williamson, "Historians Reassess: Did We Need to Drop the Bomb?" in Hiroshima's Shadow: Writings on the Denial of History & the Smithsonian Controversy, ed. Kai Bird and Lawrence Lifschultz (Stony Brook, Conn.: The Pampleteer's Press, 1998). "Was Harry Truman a Revisionist on Hiroshima?" The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations NEWSLETTER, June "The Truman Show," Los Angeles Times, August 9, Review of Prompt and Utter Destruction: Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs Against Japan by J. Samuel Walker, Journal of American History, December Letter exchange with Robert Maddox, The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations NEWSLETTER, December 1998.
22 "The Democratic State," with Steve Elkin, The Good Society, "Ownership Solutions," review of The Ownership Solution by Jeff Gates, YES! A Journal of Positive Futures, Winter 1998/99. "The Use of the Atomic Bomb Was Unnecessary," in Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe (Seattle, WA: Microsoft, 1999); CD_ROM. Excerpt from Atomic Diplomacy, in Historical Moments: Changing Intrepretations of America's Past, Vol. II, 2nd ed., ed. J. Mcclellan (Guilford, Conn.: McGraw- Hill, 1999). "Who Owns Capital," Boston Review, February/March "The $80,000 Solution," review of The Stakeholder Society by Bruce Ackerman and Anne Alstott, Lingua Franca, April "Is a Progressive Future Possible?" review of Corporation/Nation by Charles Derber and Graceful Simplicity by Jerome Segal, Tikkun, May/June "Systemic Issues and Sustainability in the New Era," in Rethinking Sustainability: Power, Knowledge and Institutions, ed. Jonathan Harris (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2000). "Ecological Sustainability: Some Elements of Longer Term System Change," with Alex Campbell and Thad Williamson, in Nature, Production, Power: Towards an Ecological Political Economy, ed. Fred P. Gale and R. Michael M'Gonigle (Aldershot, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2000). Excerpt from Atomic Diplomacy, in An Age of Conflict: Readings in Twentieth Century European History, ed. Leslie Durfler and Patricia Kollander (Harcourt College Publishers, 2000). "Towards the Economic Stabilization of America's Urban Communities: Policy and Institutional Alternatives in the Global Era," with David Imbroscio and Thad
23 Williamson, paper presented at the 2000 Annual American Political Science Association conference, August 31 _ September 3, 2000, Washington, D.C. "Tarnished God," Review of Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix, The Washington Post, September 3, "On Liberty," Boston Review, October/November "On Liberty," in What's Wrong with a Free Lunch, ed. Phillippe van Parijs (Beacon Press, 2001). Foreword in The Emerging New Society by Kristin Rusch (The Democracy Collaborative of the University of Maryland and NCESA, 2001). "Broadening Ownership Builds Stronger Communities, Owners At Work, Summer "Remember the Gulf of Tonkin, The Washington Post, September 22, "Capital Stability and Local Democracy," with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio, Dollars and Sense, November/December "Valuing Social Equity and Healthy Communities: Future Resources," (interview) Nonprofit Quarterly, Winter "Cross Sectoral Economic-Related Institutional Innovation," Paper Prepared for the Aspen Institute Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, "Tax the Plutocrats, The Nation, January 27, "Local Policy Responses to Globalization: Place-Based Ownership Models of Economic Enterprise, with David L. Imbroscio and Thad Williamson, Policy Studies Journal, February "The Triple Threat to Community, with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio, Indicators, Spring 2003.
24 "Toward a New Politics of Place, " with Thad Williamson and David Imbroscio, Community News & Views, Summer "Enola Gay: Was Using the Bomb Necessary?" The Miami Herald, December 14, An Asset-Based Community-Building Paradigm for Twenty-First Century Development, Prepared for the Annie E. Casey Foundation Over the Horizon Series, Winter The Coming Era of Wealth Taxation, Dollars & Sense, July/August The Coming Era of Wealth Taxation, in The Wealth Inequality Reader, ed. Dollars & Sense and United for a Fair Economy, America Beyond Capitalism: What a Pluralist Commonwealth would look like, Dollars & Sense, November/December "Policy Support for Social Enterprise Development" with Ted Howard and Steve Dubb, SPARC Change, [National Council of NonProfit Associations, State Policy Action Resource Center], Winter , pp Rethinking the Foundations of the Next Progressive Vision: Confronting the Central Challenge of Wealth, Tikkun, January/February Time for Moral Outrage About Social Security, CommonDreams.org, January 31, Taking the Offensive on Wealth, The Nation, February 21, 2005 What a Rich Nation Should Really Be Doing About Social Security, CommonDreams.org, February 8, The Centrality of the Atomic Bomb with Kai Bird, in In Democracy s Shadow, The Secret World of National Security, ed. Marcus Raskin and Carl LeVan, (New York: Nation Books, 2005). A Rich Country can be More Generous, Philadelphia Inquirer, March 27, 2005.
25 America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty, and Our Democracy, Philosophy & Public Policy Quarterly, Volume 25, number 1/2, winter/spring 2005, pp The Progressive Tax Revolt and the Possibility of a Progressive Ownership Society, CommonDreams.org, May 10, The Next Wave: Building a University Civic Engagement Service for the Twenty-First Century, with Ted Howard, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, Volume 10, No. 2, Spring/Summer 2005, pp A Real Ownership Society, TomPaine.commonsense, May 23, The New Ownership Society, The Nation, June 27, Building An America Beyond Capitalism, Gar Alperovitz Message for Workplace Pioneers: A GEO dialogue on his New Book, GEO: Grassroots Economic Organizing, Issue 67, May-June 2005, pp A Dubious Advantage, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, July/August 2005, p. 59. Did the atomic bomb cost rather than save lives?, Wartime: 60 th anniversary of the end of the second world war, Issue 31, pp Can Dropping the bomb on Hiroshima be justified? BBC History Magazine, August 2005, p. 24. Hiroshima After 60 Years: The Debate Continues, Commondreams.org, August 3, Evidence Shows Atomic Bombs Were Unnecessary, Winona Daily News, August 5, New Study -- U.S. didn't need A-bombs to defeat Japan, Providence Journal, August 6, No Need to Use A-Bomb, Arkansas Democrat Gazette, August 6, 2005.
26 Research Challenges Hiroshima Strategy: Atomic bombs were not needed to end WWII, publications say, Philadelphia Inquirer, August 7, Was Bombing Necessary to End the War?, The Clarion-Ledger, August 7, Were Hiroshima and Nagasaki Necessary?, Fort Worth Star- Telegram, August 7, Time to Get Serious about Inequality and Sustainability, Synthesis/Regeneration 38, Fall 2005, p.42. Retirement crisis: real or imagined?, Yes! Magazine, Fall 2005, pp Our Updated Challenge: Building the (Co-) Ownership Society, An interview with Gar Alperovitz, Nonprofit Quarterly, Summer 2005, pp Who is going to own the new New Orleans?, The Progressive, September 22, You Say You Want a Revolution?, WorldWatch, November/December 2005, pp A 'Top Ten' List of Bold Ideas, The Nation, January 23, Taxing Wealth At The Very Top: Time For A Property Tax On All Forms of Property...Starting Now, State by State, CommonDreams.org, January 14, Commentary, Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman and the Surrender of Japan, Tsuyoshi Hasegawa, H-Diplo Roundtable, H-net (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), January 18-20, Another World Is Possible, Mother Jones, January/February 2006, pp , 77. A Direct Stake In Economic Life: Worker-Owned Firms, Vermont Commons, Number 10, February 2006.
27 Return Oil Profits to American People, The Baltimore Sun, February 9, Imagine a world where ExxonMobil gives back, Capitol Times, Madison Wisconsin, February 6, Another World Is Possible, Sentient Times, (Reprinted from Mother Jones), February/March 2006, pp Fighting Feudal Taxes, TomPaine, April 14, 2006 The Wealth of Neighborhoods, Democracy, Summer 2006, pp America Beyond Capitalism: What Pluralist Commonwealth Would Look Like, in Living a Life of Value, ed. Jason A. Merchey (Value of the Wise Press, 2006), pp Squeezed Out: The Plight of the Middle Class The Christian Century, January 2, 2007, pp California Split, Op-Ed, The New York Times, February 10, 2007, A15. Asset Building Comes of Age, with Steve Dubb and Ted Howard, Shelterforce (from the National Housing Institute), #149, Spring, America Beyond Capitalism, a symposium in The Good Society (Journal of the Committee on Political Economy of the Good Society), The Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki After Sixty Two Years, article in Kathimerini (Newspaper in Greece), August, Cool Companies: The Best Alternatives to Corporate Power, with Steve Dubb and Ted Howard, Yes! Magazine, Fall "New Approaches Are Needed to Curb Poverty," with Steve Dubb and Ted Howard, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, November 15, The Next Wave: Building University Engagement for The 21st Century, Gar Alperovitz (with Steve Dubb, and Ted
28 Howard), The Good Society, Volume 17, Number 2, 2008, pp Unjust Deserts: An Interview (written responses) with Gar Alperovitz and Lew Daly, Interviewed by James Lardner, Dissent Upfront: Online Argument and Commentary (Dissent), November 21, American Democracy: From Continental Empire to Pluralist Commonwealth, chapter in Democracy, States and the Struggle for Global Justice, edited by Heather D. Gautney, Neil Smith, Omar Dahbour, Ashley Dawson, Routledge America Beyond Capitalism: The Pluralist Commonwealth, to appear as a chapter in Economic Pluralism, edited by Rob Garnett, Erik Olsen, and Martha Starr, Routledge Justice and Injustice: Ancient Wisdom and the Modern Knowledge Economy, Gar Alperovitz and Lew Daly, Tikkun, March-April Evergreen Cooperatives, Gar Alperovitz, Ted Howard, and Steve Dubb, Yes! Magazine, Summer Who Is Really Deserving? Inequality and the Ethics of Social Inheritance, Gar Alperovitz and Lew Daly, Dissent, Fall 2009, pp "Using the Worker Co-op Model to Build Community Wealth," Gar Alperovitz and Steve Dubb, Cooperative Business Journal, January/February 2010, p.6. The Cleveland Model, Gar Alperovitz, Ted Howard, and Thad Williamson, The Nation, March 1, Community Stability and the Challenge of Climate Change, Gar Alperovitz and Thad Williamson, The Democracy Collaborative, April The Undeserving Rich, Gar Alperovitz and Lew Daly, Dollars and Sense, March-April 2010, pp Reinvigorating the Theoretical Case for Redistribution in
29 the Knowledge Economy, to appear as a chapter in Property Owning Democracy: Rawls and Beyond, edited by Thad Williamson and Martin O Neill, to be published by Blackwell-Wiley in We re Now Number 77 in Income Inequality, Huffington Post, June 9, Creating a Game Plan for the Transition to a Sustainable U.S. Economy, with Jeffrey Hollender, Christina Asquith, Bill Becker, Robert Costanza, Elliot Hoffman, Ellen Kahler, David Levine, Hunter Lovins, and David Rapaport, June 11, 2010 Can Dropping the bomb on Hiroshima be justified? BBC Knowledge Magazine, August Using the Atomic Bomb Against Hiroshima and Nagasaki Was Not Justified, The United States at War Academic Database, September The Old Economy s Not Coming Back. So What s Next? Yes! Magazine, May 26, Gar Alperovitz: The Prehistory of the Next Possible Progressive Era, Truthout, June 2, 2011 The New-Economy Movement, The Nation, June 13, On the Sixty-Sixth Anniversary of the Bombing of Hiroshima, Common Dreams, August 6, The Emerging Paradoxical Possibility of a Democratic Economy, Review of Social Economy, Volume 69, Issue 3, Kill The Messenger : New Book Examines How the Media Has Perpetuated Both Good and Evil, Review of Kill the Messenger: The Media s Role in the Fate of the World by Maria Armoudian, Alternet, September 27, Neither Revolution nor Reform: A New Shape for Progressive Politics, Dissent, Fall, Occupy the Banks: Strategies for Transformation, Yes! Magazine, October 28, 2011.
30 How the 99 Percent Really Lost Out in Far Greater Ways Than the Occupy Protesters Imagine, Truthout, October 29, Democratizing Wealth: Notes Toward an Evolutionary Reconstruction of the American System, Democracy Collaborative (Takoma Park, MD: The Democracy Collaborative Press, 2011). America Beyond Capitalism, Dollars & Sense, November/December, Capitalism fading in the evolutionary revolution, Salon, November 3, Move Your Money, Change the System, Truthout, December 10, Worker-Owners of America, Unite! New York Times, December 14, Economic Alternatives to Capitalism, Interview with Richard Wolff, TruthOut, February 21, New Thinking for City Finances, The Baltimore Sun, February 21, Our Co-Owned Future, Yes! Magazine, March 2, From the atom bomb to attacking Iran? A leadership lesson from our nuclear history, Washington Post, March 7, Does Mark Zuckerberg Really Deserve All That Money? Alternet, March 9, Preventing the Fall of Rome, Yes! Magazine, March 14, Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in- Nature, with Robert Costanza et al., Division for Sustainable Development of the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, April 2012.
31 Reconstructing America's Economic System Is Within Reach (Excerpt), TruthOut, April 3, Earth Day 2012: Environmental Movement at a Crossroads, Alternet, April 20, The Rise of the New Economy Movement, Alternet, May 20, Beyond Corporate Capitalism: Not So Wild a Dream, with Thomas M. Hanna, The Nation, May 22, How Big Banks Run the World - at Your Expense, TruthOut, June 8, America Beyond Capitalism: An "Evolutionary Reconstruction" of the System Is Necessary and Possible (Excerpt), TruthOut, July 12, Total System Change: A Real-Life Look at Regional Governance and Public Ownership (Excerpt), TruthOut, July 19, Wall Street Is Too Big to Regulate, New York Times, July 22, It's Time to Lay the Groundwork for Radical, Systemic Change (Excerpt), TruthOut, July 27, More Bullish Than You Think, Sojourners, August Change Will Occur (Excerpt), TruthOut, August 2, Anchoring Wealth to Sustain Cities and Population Growth, with Steve Dubb and Thad Williamson, Solutions, vol. 4, is. 3, July Drifting Away From Our Ideals" (Excerpt), TruthOut, August 9, Changing Wealth Ownership to Reduce Inequality" (Excerpt), TruthOut, August 16, Democracy, From the Ground Up" (Excerpt), TruthOut, August 22, 2012.
32 Can Corporations Be Made to Fit Democratic Theory and Vision?" (Excerpt), TruthOut, August 30, Democracy: Is a Continent Too Big? (Excerpt), TruthOut, September 7, Gar Alperovitz: The Pluralist Commonwealth (Excerpt), TruthOut, September 13, A Direct Stake in Economic Life (Excerpt), TruthOut, September 20, Enterprising Cities: Left, Right and Center (Excerpt), TruthOut, October 11, Democratizing Ownership: An Interview with Gar Alperovitz, Triple Pundit, October 12, Building Community: Neighborhoods and Nonprofits With a Mission (Excerpt), TruthOut, October 24, You re not the boss of me, now, Interview, Real Change News, vol. 19, no. 43, October 24, America Beyond Capitalism: State and National Innovators (Excerpt), TruthOut, November 1, The Democratization of Wealth and the Era of Deepening Fiscal Crisis (Excerpt), TruthOut, November 8, Is Local Democracy Possible in the Global Era? (Excerpt), TruthOut, November 15, Community, the Environment and the Nonsexist City (Excerpt), TruthOut, November 29, Revealed: Wall Street Journal More Interested in Caviar and Foie Gras Than Employee-owned Firms, with Keane Bhatt, Alternet, December 3, The Regional Restructuring of the American Continent (Excerpt), TruthOut, December 6, The 25-Hour Work Week (Excerpt), TruthOut, December 13, 2012.
33 Beyond Super-Elites and Conspicuous Consumption: Real Ecological Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century (Excerpt), TruthOut, December 21, A Checkerboard Strategy for Regaining the Progressive Initiative, TruthOut, December 30, America Before Capitalism: Historical Perspective, Truthout, January 7, The Challenge of the Era of Technological Abundance, Truthout, January 11, Economic Steps to a Better Life and Real Prosperity for All, with Steve Dubb, AlterNet, January 15, Ownership, Full Employment and Community Economic Stability, Back to Full Employment Blog, January 23, Prospects for 2013, New Left Project, January 25, Five Possibilities for the Next Great Progressive Push, with Steve Dubb, Common Dreams, February 1, Obama Forgot to Share Inspiration of Ohio's Worker-Owned Business Revolution, Truthout, February 18, Going outside the hospital walls to improve health, with David Zuckerman, The Baltimore Sun, February 28, The Question of Socialism (and Beyond!) Is About to Open Up in These United States, Truthout, April 12, Marriage Equality Victories Show How Change Happens, One Step at a Time, Yes! Magazine, May 9, Everyday Socialism, American-Style, Is Happening Now, Truthout, May 14, Shocker: Republicans Fight Obama Plan to Privatize the Hugely Popular, Cheap Energy Source of the TVA, with Thomas Hanna, AlterNet, May 19, The Legacy of the Boomer Boss, The New York Times, July 5, 2013.
34 A New Economic Model for Scotland, with Robin Hahnel, Sunday Herald, July 14, The Possibility of a Pluralist Commonwealth and a Community-Sustaining Economy, with Steve Dubb, The Good Society, Volume 22, Number 1, What Then Can I Do? Ten Ways to Democratize the Economy, with Keane Bhatt, Truthout, September 24, Five Years After the Big Bailout: Time to Begin Building a New Economy, Common Dreams, October 3, How to Democratize the US Economy, The Nation, October 8, The Next System Question and the New Economy Movement, Solutions, Volume 4, Issue 5, October Mondragón and the System Problem, with Thomas Hanna, Truthout, November 1, Forging a Transformative Vision, Shelterforce, Fall/Winter 2013/14. Beyond the Dreamer, Sojourner, January Nationalize Banks That Overwhelm Regulation, The New York Times, January 13, Musician Peter Buffett, Son of Famed Investor, Confronts Gross Injustices of American Capitalism, Alternet, February 10, Gar Alperovitz and Michael Albert: A Conversation on Economic Visions, Truthout, March 21, Growth for growth s sake will kill us all, AlJazeera America, April 11, The Cooperative Economy, (interview) Orion Magazine, May/June and July/August 2014.
35 America Has a Scary Sewage Problem: Let s Clean It Up and Jumpstart the Economy While We re At It, Alternet, August 4, Is Worker Ownership a Way Forward for Market Basket? Truthout, August 11, Envisioning Where We Want to Go: An Interview With Evolutionary Reconstructionist Gar Alperovitz, Truthout, August 22, Is economic stagnation the new normal? Los Angeles Times, September 4, RECENT MEDIA APPEARANCES RELATED TO THE NEW ECONOMY, AMERICA BEYOND CAPITALISM, AND WHAT THEN MUST WE DO?: Occupy Washington DC Discussion on the Economy, C-SPAN, November 9, The Marc Steiner Show, WEAA, Baltimore, MD, November 10, Democracy Now Pacifica Radio, Berkeley, CA, December 15, The Peter Werbe Show, WRIF, Detroit, MI, December 16, The Morning Show with Carl Wolfson, KPOJ, Portland, OR, December 20, Inside Out Radio Pacifica Radio, Berkeley, CA, December 20, The Rick Smith Show, WHYL, Carlisle, PA, December 20, Journey Home, KSFR/NPR, Santa Fe, NM, December 21, The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, RT TV, December 22, The Fairness Doctrine, WDIS Boston/WWPR Tampa Bay/KSKQ, Ashland, OR, December 22, 2011.
36 Lib Radio, Podcast, December 23, The Bob Salter Show, WFAN/WXRK, New York, NY, December 24, Between the Lines, WPKN, Bridgeport, CT, December 26, Spirit in Action, Northern Spirit Radio, Eau Claire, WI December 27, Interview with Paul Jay, The Real News Network, December 27, Topical Currents, WLRN/NPR, Miami, FL, December 28, LaborLines, WWRL, Long Island, NY, December 28, An Evening With, KCBX/NPR, San Luis Obispo, CA, December 29, Viewpoints, MediaTracks, December 29, Economic Update with Richard Wolff, WBAI, New York, NY, December 31, Your Call, KALW/NPR, San Francisco, CA, January 3, The Progressive Forum, KPFT, Houston, TX, January 5, Open Mind, Michigan Public Radio (NPR), January 6, Focus, WMUA, Amherst, MA, January 8, The Fairness Doctrine, WDIS, Boston/WWPR Tampa Bay/KSKQ, Ashland, OR, January 9, Building Bridges, WBAI, New York, NY, January 9, Culture Shocks with Barry Lynn, Americans United, January 10, Workers Independent News, Workers Independent News, Madison, WI, January 10, 2012.
37 Late mornings, KVON, Napa, CA, January 11, Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins, WFAE, Charlotte, NC, January 12, The Bob Edwards Show, XM Radio, January 12, Focus, WILL (NPR), Urbana, IL, January 12, Peace and Social Justice, KZFR, Chico, CA, January 13, Economic Perspectives, KAZI, Austin, TX, January 14, Carson s Corner, UPR, NJ, January 14, Midday, Maine Public Radio, January 17, The Peter B. Collins Show, Podcast, January 18, A New Economic Paradigm, Alternative Radio, Cambridge, MA, January 19, The Roadhouse, WTIP, Grand Marais, MN, January 20, Voices of Our World, Maryknoll, Maryknoll, NY, January 24, The World of Work with Shep Cohen, WDVR, Newark, NJ, January 27, Conversations Live, WMPR, Jackson, MS, January 30, Perspectives, KKSU/NPR, Kansas City, MO, January 31, Rag Radio, KOOP, Austin, TX, February 3, This is Hell! WNUR, Chicago, IL, February 4, Media Matters with Bob McChesney, WILL, Urbana, IL, February 26, Gar Alperovitz: Can Cooperative Workplaces Save America's Economy? Nation Conversations, March 22, 2012.