economy

Automation Nation? Exaggeration!

No, robots won’t cause mass unemployment. But our failure to prepare people for the high-end service economy could be a real disaster.

By Stephen Rose Ruy Teixeira

Pay Them More

Listen to Democracy board member Nick Hanauer's straight talk in this BBC interview about why workers are angry.

By The Editors

Obama's Uncertain Legacy

A presidency of great symbolic value had both ups and downs. But Obama's greatest achievements now hang in the balance.

By William Galston

Labor and Capital in the Global Economy

How three decades of technological change, globalization, and government policy made workers more at the mercy of concentrated capital.

By Kimberly Clausing

Getting People Where the Jobs Are

By David Schleicher