Reading Time: 5 minutes How scared should the uber-rich be of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren? We are about to find out. OPINION
Reading Time: 4 minutes The consequences of man-made climate change are real and devastating. The grassroots are coming to terms with the reality that progress will not come from the top — they must lead. OPINION
Reading Time: 8 minutes A corporation’s board of directors is elected by its shareholders, presumably with company profit and higher share value in mind. But what if the employees had some say about who sits at the table?
Reading Time: 18 minutes A world-renowned economist looks at the growing power of an economy of intangibles and why the markets, especially the tech sector, may be so volatile for years to come.
Reading Time: 19 minutes Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctum of a new gilded age.
Reading Time: 17 minutes Cornell professor Louis Hyman explains the history of the unmaking of American work, how temporary work took over the economy, and why the gig economy may yet have a silver lining.
Reading Time: 19 minutes Geopolitics expert and bestselling author Ian Bremmer talks to Jeff Schechtman about how, for the West, security and prosperity have worked against each other, how technology feeds this divide, how China has benefited from it all, and how those left behind see a future that is obsolete.
Reading Time: 18 minutes Over the next ten years, millions of jobs will be eliminated, both blue and white collar. A Universal Basic Income is a pro-capitalist idea, that may be the only answer for the onslaught of AI and automation.
Reading Time: 22 minutes Richard Smith thinks that we face a global emergency and that nothing short of changing the operating system of the world economy will suffice to stop it.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Big Coal, legally mandated to clean up mining-operation messes left behind in several states, could end up sticking taxpayers with the bill for its dirty deeds.
Reading Time: 11 minutes A posthumous book shows that government and the market aren’t the only choices. It turns out there’s a third way: the commons. And we all own it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Here are a few videos to get you scratching your head, if not other parts of your body.