In alphabetical order of first names. We don’t agree with all of their opinions; but we appreciate the ideas that they bring to the table.

David Graeber
  • Professor at London School of Economics
  • Author of “Debt: The First 5000 Years”, Melville House, 2011.


Ha-Joon Chang
  • Reader at University of Cambridge, Economist
  • Author of “23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism”, Penguin, September 2010.
  • Author of “Kicking Away the Ladder: Development Strategy in Historical Perspective”, Anthem, July 2002.


Hilary Cottam
  • Social Entrepreneur, Innovator
  • Author of “Radical Help: How we can remake the relationships between us and revolutionise the welfare state”, Virago, June 2018.


Kai-Fu Lee
  • Technologist, Venture Investor
  • Author of “AI Superpowers – China, Silicon Valley and the new world order”, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, September 2018.


Kishore Mahbubani
  • Diplomat, Professor at National University of Singapore
  • Author of “Has the West Lost It?: A Provocation”, Penguin, April 2018.


Mariana Mazzucato
  • Professor at University College London
  • Author of “The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy”, PublicAffairs, September 2018
  • Author of “The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths”, Penguin, March 2018


Michael Hudson
  • Professor at University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Author of “J is For Junk Economics: A Guide to Reality in an Age of Deception”, ISLET, June 2017.


Parag Khanna
  • Global Strategy Advisor
  • PhD from London School of Economics, BS/MS from Georgetown University
  • Author of “The Future is Asian”, Simon & Schuster, February 2019


Richard Werner
  • Professor at University of Southampton
  • Author of “Where Does Money Come From?”, The New Economics Foundation, September 2013.


Steve Keen


Vijay Prashad



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The Royal Institution
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World Economic Forum


Partnership for AI
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Decentralized Web
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