On November 7, 2019, Monticello’s Thomas Jefferson joined the Chamber Foundation for a forum to discuss the state of civic knowledge, civic engagement, and civil discourse in America. This is an excerpt from his remarks to the audience.
The role of business in society is at the heart of what we do at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
We do our best work when we examine complex issues – and that’s what we’ve been doing with Environmental, Social and Governance reporting.
To quote Mark Antony in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar set around 45 B.C., “Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.” For all of history, people have been trying to aggregate human attention to sell them something. And the media industry is no different.