Tuesday, November 23 at 10 p.m.
Host David Brancaccio visits communities across America that are using innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity. After the economic meltdown of 2008, the nation stands in urgent need of economic growth that’s not based on risky financial bets placed by Wall Street. Brancaccio travels from Maine to Washington State, from Texas to Ohio in search of new solutions. He talks to working Americans who are re-engineering the future, built on American values of commonwealth, shared prosperity, fairness, wellness, sustainability, and creativity. Brancaccio’s travels for the documentary are done sustainably, ranging from trains and buses to electric cars and even bicycle. Brancaccio talks to economists David Korten and Jane D’Arista to explore the new pathways being charted by economic reformers. Can these experiments be nurtured and grown to provide new opportunities for our children and grandchildren?