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Escape From Earth: The Billionaire Space Race

Crosscut Festival 2022
Thu May 5, 2022 | 11:00am

A new age of space exploration is upon us. The race is on — with billionaires leading the way. But China and Russia are not far behind. New technologies, geopolitical maneuvering and entrepreneurial ambitions make this very different from the space race of the 1960s. WATCH NOW

 

Featuring: Tim Fernholz, Christian Davenport, Loren Grush
Business & Innovation

Work Isn't Working

Crosscut Festival 2022
Fri May 6, 2022 | 9:00am

The “Great Resignation” signaled to many that workers have reached the end of their patience. Low-pay jobs, hollowed-out benefits and, for many, work that comes with brutal moral and physical concessions. We call their work “essential,” and they carry the burden of inequality for the more privileged among us. WATCH NOW

 

Featuring: Eyal Press, Sarah Jaffe

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