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Putting the 'Public' Back in Public Works

Biden wants democracy to work for the American people. But he should also see to it that it works through them, too.

By Harry C. Boyte Trygve Throntveit

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

Yes We CCCan

America needs more than just jobs—we need committed citizens. A new Civilian Conservation Corps could provide them.

By Robert Gordon

Is School a Waste of Time?

Uh, no. Some things have a value that isn’t just financial.

By Rachel Cohen

The Real Takers

No, it’s not people on welfare. It’s the wealthy rent-seekers who profit from unjust government policy.

By James Crabtree