The future of poverty in a green economy: Are green jobs a silver bullet?
Table of Contents (Fall 2009 )
ARE GREEN JOBS A SILVER BULLET?
Van Jones makes the case for green jobs as a poverty-killer.
John Podesta and Sarah Miller discuss how new policies can generate new jobs that will combat climate change and poverty all at once.
Max Schulz casts a skeptic's eye on the lofty ambitions of the green jobs movement.
Kil Huh and Lori Grange reveal just how many green jobs we have now and who is getting them.
We talk with Elliott Brown of Springboard Forward about a new approach to workforce development.
David Stapleton argues for revamped retirement and disability policy that will save money and retain healthy, older workers in the workplace.
Research in Brief
Shocking data on employers who "steal" from the poor, a fresh look at poverty and consumption, and other cutting-edge research.
Will the Great Recession bring about a "Great Compression" in wealth inequality? Edward N. Wolff parses the data.