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Joseph M. Firestone, Ph.D. is Managing Director, CEO of the Knowledge Management Consortium International (KMCI), and Director of KMCI's CKIM Certificate program. He is a Senior Fellow at Correntewire, and, also a featured blogger at New Economic Perspectives. Currently, Joe also blogs regularly, under the byline Letsgetitdone, on economics and politics at Correntewire, FireDogLake, and DailyKos, where he is an Administrator of the Money and Public Purpose blog. In addition, his blog posts are frequently carried at Naked Capitalism, and Global Economic Intersection.
Joe is author or co-author of more than 750 articles, blog posts, white papers, and reports on Knowledge Management, Policy Analysis, Political science, Economics and Fiscal Policy, Information Technology (distributed knowledge management systems, enterprise knowledge portals, web, enterprise, and KM 2.0), Adaptive Scorecards, Risk Intelligence, Social Science Methodology, and Psychometrics, as well as Nine book-length publications, including his latest, the three Kindle e-books: "Fixing the Debt without Breaking America: Austerity, the Trillion Dollar Coin, and Ending Debt Ceiling, Sequester, and Budgetary Crises", "Declarations of Dependence: Trade Tyranny, Sovereignty, and Democracy" Austerity, Greece's Debt Crisis, and the Theft of Democracy."
He has taught Political Science at the Graduate and Undergraduate Levels, and has a BA from Cornell University in Government, and MA and Ph.D. degrees in Comparative Politics and International Relations from Michigan State University.