– The Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Tribune examines the impact of the city’s minimum wage ordinance — which passed exactly three years ago on Dec. 2, 2014, and gradually raises the wage to $13 an hour by 2019. Has the increase been consequential?
– The Atlantic
The downturn left the country poorer and more unequal than it would have been otherwise. The Atlantic explores the factors at play.
Jobs requiring a high degree of digital skills are rapidly increasing — but not everywhere. That could be a big problem for some local economies. Governing explores how the less educated will continue to be impacted.
A decade ago, the tech giant Apple released the first iPhone. Picture your life before then. Did you keep your personal calendar in a book? Did you own a camera or unfold a map when you got lost? A decade from now, the food we eat today — and the systems behind it — may seem as outdated as a phone without apps. Technology is accelerating change everywhere. The question is not whether it will reshape how we make food, move it and eat it; the question is how.