Individuals

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.
  • https://hajoonchang.net/

 

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.
  • http://mahbubani.net

 

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
  • https://marianamazzucato.com

 

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.
  • https://michael-hudson.com

 

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
  • https://www.paragkhanna.com

 

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

 

Steve Keen

 

Vijay Prashad

 

Entities

Singularity University (Global Summit)
  • Singularity University is a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges. Our mission is to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges.
    https://su.org/summits/su-global-summit/

 

The Royal Institution
  • The Royal Institution is an independent charity dedicated to connecting people with the world of science.
    http://www.rigb.org/

 

World Economic Forum

 

Partnership for AI
  • The Partnership on AI (PAI) is a multistakeholder organization that brings together academics, researchers, civil society organizations, companies building and utilizing AI technology, and and other groups working to better understand AI’s impacts.
    https://www.partnershiponai.org/

 

Decentralized Web
  • Today, the Web we use is not private, secure, reliable or free from censorship. It lacks a memory, a way to preserve our digital record through time. By distributing data, processing and hosting across millions of computers worldwide with no centralized control, a new Decentralized Web has the potential to be open, empowering users around the globe to control and protect their own personal data better than before.
    https://www.decentralizedweb.net