Work in the Age of Anxiety

Vol.
24
No.
5
October 2013

Features

  • The 40-Year Slump

    Harold Meyerson

    From 1954 thought 1974, American workers brought home most of the wealth that they produced. Since 1974, they've steadily lost power—and they're getting just a fraction of the wealth they produce today.

  • The Robot Invasion

    Rick Wartzman

    The question that haunted the post-war industrial tech boom of the 1950s is rising again: Have we reached a stage at which technology is destroying more jobs than it's creating?

  • The Evangelist

    Andy Kroll

    Jim Gilliam of NationBuilder says his software will "democratize democracy." So why do many of his progressive friends consider him a traitor? 

  • The Task Rabbit Economy

    Robert Kuttner

    At the rate things are going, tens of millions of us could end up as temps, contract employees, call-center operators, and the like. 

Columns

Culture

Notebook