On today’s episode, long-time social justice advocate Ed Whitfield shares reflections from a life’s work in community organizing and peace work. He argues for the importance of an alternative freedom narrative and shares important insights from the cooperative movement and the world of democratic non-extractive finance.
Ed Whitfield is co-founder and co-managing director of the Fund for Democratic Communities (F4DC). He serves on the board of the The Working World (TWW) and the New Economy Coalition (NEC) and chairs the board of Southern Reparations Loan Fund (SRLF). He has been a social justice activist since his community organizing and peace work with the Black Student and Black Power movements in the 1960s at Cornell University.