Tag: economy

by Miguel Paz

Marco Kremerman, an investigator from SOL, a Chilean foundation that conducts research about the labor market, recently published a column in which he stated that 4,000 families run Chile. Kremerman’s post was highly controversial among Chile’s elite, an endogamous group of power players, little accustomed to public scrutiny and not fond of being forced out […] more »

by Andrew Whitacre

I’m helping MIT’s Center for Future Civic Media put together a talk on how better to cover slow-motion disasters, and I’d like your thoughts. The bursting of the housing bubble, for example, cost the American economy $8.3 trillion. Yet for a decade, national media missed signs of the coming disaster, acting instead to simply keep […] more »