As the COVID-19 pandemic raged, some business leaders saw it as their responsibility to help their workers in these unprecedented and trying times. Others welcomed the intervention of governments and the charity of philanthropists. The roles and responsibilities ascribed to business, government, and philanthropy in caring for individuals is a foundational debate within the U.S. and Western democracies. While the form of this debate has changed with the times, the underlying question remains the same: who is responsible?
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With the bounds of AI and other technology being pushed further each day, what will our collective future look like?
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.