Behind the News – March 4, 2021

Behind the News

Host Doug Henwood covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global.

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Economist Réka Juhász looks at the move from home to factory in early 19th century for precedents for today’s move to working from home: will it stick? And Brookings fellow Vanessa Williamson explores the roots of the concept of “taxpayers,” popular in conservative discourse, in Southern elites’ successful efforts to disenfranchise black citizens and undo … Continued