2016-07-07 – Professor McChesney and Dr. Atkinson- The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy

July 9, 2016 at 12:54 pm

Robert W. McChesney is the Gutgsell Endowed Professor at the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Robert D. Atkinson is founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Professor McChesney & John Nichols wrote a book, The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy

For all you libertarians out there, Professor McChesney is most definitely NOT a libertarian.  Yet his video presentation on YouTube
Talk by Robert McChesney and John Nichols co-authors of the book “People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy” recorded March 9, 2016 at Town Hall Seattle.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMLESEobnFU
is well reasoned.  Wrong …  but thoughtful and well-reasoned.

You can hear the talk, including the fireworks,  at https://youtu.be/0eJp8R6mBgw

Also in attendance by Skype was Dr. Robert D. Atkinson, a critic of Professor McChesney.
From https://itif.org/person/robert-d-atkinson
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As founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), Robert D. Atkinson leads a prolific team of policy analysts and fellows that is successfully shaping the debate and setting the agenda on a host of critical issues at the intersection of technological innovation and public policy.

He is an internationally recognized scholar and a widely published author whom The New Republic has named one of the “three most important thinkers about innovation,” Washingtonian Magazine has called a “tech titan,” and Government Technology Magazine has judged to be one of the 25 top “doers, dreamers and drivers of information technology.”
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