What is the purpose of an Economic System?
How should it function?
How should an Economy be organized and controlled? And by whom?
In Alternative Economies, The Center seeks to explore how economic activity is organized and carried out in communities around the country and around the world.
We are often told that the only alternative to the Capitalist system we currently live under is Socialism (or Communism as it is sometimes called).
We seek to explore and experiment with creative ways to organize and implement economic activity that work for our own communities.
Read more about why we need an alternative, go here.
To read about the creative, innovative alternatives being implemented right now, around the country and around the world, explore the world of alternatives to the Capitalist model.