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Economic conditions

The Age of the Crisis of Work

What is the sound of quiet quitting?

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Bond Market

From “License to Dine: 007 and the Real Exchange Rate,” a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, which compares the evolution of James Bond’s salary with that…

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Too Much Art

Once again, the budgets of the agencies that support the arts are to be cut. Meanwhile, costs in the arts are going up. But one continues to read and hear…

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The Art of Losing

Can Democrats win back postindustrial America?

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The Wanderer’s Port

I  landed in Lisbon late on a temperate Thursday in January. This was the end of an unusually pan-European week for me. I’d spent the previous two days in a…

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Nighthawks at the Dunkin’

From This Brilliant Darkness, out last month from W. W. Norton. The book is composed of short essays about encounters Sharlet had while photographing strangers. mike All photos by Jeff Sharlet The…

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Gimme Shelter

The cost of living in the Bay Area

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Where Our New World Begins

Politics, power, and the Green New Deal

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Lost at Sea

Poverty and paradise at the edge of America

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May 2019

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