Next System Co-Chair Gar Alperovitz on Wealth Inequality

In a wide-ranging interview for Waking the Sleeping Giant, scholar and political organizer Gar Alperovitz summarized the extraordinary wealth inequality we're witnessing in the U.S.

Long-time professor at the University of Maryland, Prof. Alperovitz is currently the co-chair with Gus Speth of The Next System Project, an exciting initiative "aimed at thinking boldly about what is required to deal with the systemic challenges the United States faces now and in coming decades." His latest book is "What Then Shall We Do: Straight Talk about the Next American Revolution," a treatise on the growing frustration among everyday Americans with our economic system.