ImpactHub, Alliance for a Better Utah partner, and totalitarianism

When ImpactHub first announced that they were coming to Salt Lake City, it didn’t take me long to roll my eyes. They’re basically a franchise co-working space (79 locations and counting) wrapping themselves in a vague mission statement of supporting businesses seeking to change the world. It all felt very forced, as if community building among entrepreneurs was some kind of magic cloneable formula. Still I was content to merely go Jennifer Lawrence on them since they were more-or-less harmless. Now, however, it looks like ImpactHub has let the facade…