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Nobel-winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz New Book Offers A New Vision on Economic and Political Freedom

Joseph Stiglitz talks about his new book, The Road to Freedom: Economics and the Good Society, including the balance of ‘freedom to’ and ‘freedom from,’ weaknesses of the free market model, globalization, the negative impact of large firms on freedom, the ‘freeing role’ of a liberal arts education, and much more.

Robin A. Johnson is a governmental relations, public policy and political consultant. He is an expert on government reform issues and has consulted with numerous local governments on consolidation/merger, public-private partnerships and full-cost accounting of public services. Robin has also helped candidates win elections for the U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress, state legislature, judiciary and local government. Robin served as a consultant to the Office of Statewide Performance Review in the Illinois Governor’s Office and is former director of the Illinois Center for Competitive Government, a partnership between the Illinois Comptroller’s Office and the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University. Prior to that, he was Director of the Local Government Affairs Division of the Illinois Comptroller’s Office. Robin served on the Board of Directors of the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) in 1999-2000.