ECONOMICS

Re-entering the World

For a time, home was a window on the world—an odd encampment where we zoomed through business, online schooling and relationships, while longing for the camaraderie of the crowd. What will the balance of home and outside activities look like in the months ahead?

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A Moveable Feast

Americans are natural vagabonds—the instinct to uproot and reboot is embedded in our DNA. This issue, “A Moveable Feast,” considers why we are so eager to pick up and go—and what we hope to find at the end of the road.

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How to Be a Good Ancestor

“Are we being good ancestors?” This question resonated with Krznaric and his wife, the Oxford economist Kate Raworth, who are raising twins. These two academic superstars have been drawing on 40 years of systems modeling and risk research to create a better world for future generations.

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An Economy that Works for All

We’re in desperate need of new ideas to revive the nation’s businesses in the wake of the pandemic. But great ideas have a way of coming to the fore in desperate times. Democracy Collaborative’s Marjorie Kelly has a plan to jumpstart the economy and save the American dream—employees as stakeholders and values as the new bottom line.

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Selling a House Under Stress

Selling a house can be hard. Selling it while divorcing, even tougher. Add to that the stress of dealing with a national health crisis, and we’re talking about the balancing act of the year. That’s when you need the help of Real Estate Divorce Expert.

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Houses are Ephemeral

No one captures America’s transition from homesteading to rootlessness better than the heartland writer Marilynne Robinson. In her luminous novel, Housekeeping, she asks: Are some of us natural nesters and others born vagabonds?

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