Episode 55 – Company Towns – Past, Present, and Future (feat. Dr. Ángela Vergara)

Company Towns – Past, Present, and Future (Feat. Dr. Ángela Vergara) Crypto Critics' Corner

Bennett and Cas are joined by Dr. Ángela Vergara – an expert in company towns and co-author of Company Towns in the Americas. We try to address why they tend to fail, how they usually harm employees, and why they've never really gone away. If you want to follow Dr. Vergara on Twitter, you can find her @vergara_angela. The new podcast Bennett and Cas will be hosting is available here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/innovated-blockchain-city/id1611390567 Dr. Vergara's book is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Company-Towns-Americas-Working-Class-Transformation/dp/0820333298) You can follow Protos @Protos on Twitter, or visit their website http://www.Protos.com This episode was recorded on Thursday, February 24th, 2022.

Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Dr. Ángela Vergara, author of ‘Company Towns in the Americas’, to discuss company towns, why they’re exploitive, and what happens when they fail.

Dr. Ángela Vergara’s Twitter.

Dr. Ángela Vergara’s books.

The new podcast series from Cas and I on Apple.

The new podcast series from Cas and I on Spotify.

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Episode 5: Goes bust Innovated: Blockchain City

In Blockchain City Goes Bust Cas Piancey once again travels to Storey County in an attempt to understand how this utopian vision had crumbled and to hopefully finally get an interview with someone at Blockchains.  Bennett Tomlin and Cas both take a look at the reaction of the locals to the project, the discussions in the legislature, and try to understand how Governor Sisolak and Jeffrey Berns misjudged the demand for these new ‘Innovation Zones’.  Visit our website at protos.com. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
  1. Episode 5: Goes bust
  2. Episode 4: Romp in the desert
  3. Episode 3: Company towns
  4. Episode 2: Deep pockets
  5. Episode 1: Cryptopia
  6. Introducing… Innovated: Blockchain City

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