Work consumes most of our days and guides many decisions in our lives. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, employers lost some of their grip on white collar workers when people discovered that work could be done from anywhere and decided to fire the office. How many more ways are workers held captive by work? Who will see the benefits of this new flexibility? Is the office done for good?
Climate change, a pandemic, inequality, all demand that we examine the economic systems and structures we are operating within. In this time of unprecedented change, how might we reimagine work?
Given the ever-more connected world we live in, how should we reimagine the economy?
Examine new ways to think about work in light of the changes prompted by the pandemic.
Examine the way race interacts with structures of power, and how systemic racism manifests itself in institutions and our daily lives.