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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Homelessness, the Other Epidemic

The ranks of the homeless are swelling thanks to the economic fallout of the coronavirus. In The New Yorker, Nathan Heller reports that more Americans are struggling to afford a place to live. Homelessness now affect nearly one in five hundred — unthinkable just a few years ago.

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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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The Scarlet E: Eviction

The dark side of the American Dream: Many families are one missed paycheck, one hospital bill, one mishap away from eviction and stand to lose their homes — for good.

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