Work Isn't Working
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
An ode to all the things we left behind when the internet subsumed our lives. Part nostalgia tour (goodbye Rolodex and actual surprises at high school reunions) and part conversation about the profound changes to our culture (RIP, privacy and memory). WATCH NOW
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
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The Crosscut Festival is a celebration of big ideas and bold thinking - a gathering of a community of the curious. Connect with noteworthy political leaders and newsmakers along with authors, journalists and experts focused on the most important issues of our time. The Crosscut Festival features firesides interviews, panels and special events that explore forward-thinking in Politics, Social Justice, the Environment, History, Innovation and more.
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