Things are heating up in the nation’s capital and worldwide—we just had the hottest November on record. The world got riskier in 2019, both in terms of politics and climate. But there is a lot of good news as well; there has never been a better time to make a difference. Following are four observations about 2019 and the year ahead.
Great Economy…if You’re Rich
The stock market hit record highs this fall, economic growth is pretty good, unemployment is low—what’s not to love? Unemployment is reported to be 3.7% in the U.S., but it’s twice that for people working part-time who are seeking work, and three times the average for young Black men.
The problem is that benefits (both income and wealth) are increasingly aggregated to a tiny percentage of wealthy Americans—and the suddenly ubiquitous use of code that…
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