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 4: Romp in the desert Innovated: Blockchain City

After being ignored by the executives at Blockchains LLC and the Nevada legislature, Cas and Bennett take a trip to the high-desert to see what they can learn about the Blockchain City with boots on the ground.In this episode, Sam Toll, a local Storey County journalist, attempts to explain the twists and turns involved with the creation of Innovation Zones and why utopias aren’t always as simple to create as people think they’ll be. Listen to Cas and Bennett’s other podcast, Crypto Critics’ Corner, for more historical moments in crypto: https://open.spotify.com/show/3AOBjDQWlzzVOtk1MGYgT4?si=a98a3b79b8ad439f Follow journalist @CasPiancey and data scientist @BennettTomlin on Twitter, or @Protos for informed crypto news. Visit our website at protos.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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