In the second half of the 20th century, much of the world enjoyed success and stability relying on a set of institutions well-suited to the industrial economy. More recently, skepticism has grown that these arrangements are responding effectively to those they were designed to benefit. Consequently, individuals are withdrawing from political processes in favor of changing the institutions they can influence — their workplaces. In this episode Chris Meyer is joined by Kees Kruythoff, and Ethan Zuckerman, who directs MIT’s Center for Civic Media.
Who will tackle the issues that matter: capital or the capitol?
- Written by Chris Meyer