Robert McChesney and John Nichols

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Horizon at End Times Episode 36

Join the authors of People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy, Robert W. McChesney and John Nichols. We get to talk about the stuff that I’m always thinking about which is, what is going on, how we got here, and whats coming next? In a relatively short interview, they pack in some heavyweight information and issues within their book, in our rapidly changing technology-driven world. Together, they have authored numerous books, including Dollarocracy, and The Death and Life of American Journalism. They co-founded Free Press, a national media reform organization, with Josh Silver.

McChesney is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His many books discussing political-economy, media and communication include Digital Disconnect and Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century.

Nichols is a journalist and Washington correspondent for The Nation and associate editor of The Capital Times. In addition to countless articles published in newspapers and magazines, his books include The “S” Word: a Short History of American Tradition… Socialism, and The Genius of Impeachment.

Music courtesy of Qasim Naqvi, NNA Tapes. The selection is titled “Preamble” from a full-length album of the same name.




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