Alternative models

Commentary | Craig Gurian | Alternative models, Labor
Jan. 11, 2012 — In our last edition, we contrasted the way that German automakers operate in the United States with how they operate in Germany. A tale of two systems, reported by my colleague Kevin...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Alternative models, Quality of life, Urban Policy
Dec. 21, 2011 — In a Nov. 16 speech, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing told municipal officials, union leaders, and members of the press that, unless changes are made in the budget, the city will run out of...view
Original Reporting | Kevin C. Brown | Alternative models, Labor
Dec. 21, 2011 ­— American autoworkers are constantly told that high-wage work is an unsustainable relic in the face of a hyper-competitive, globalized marketplace. Apostles of neo-liberal economic...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Alternative models, Economy, Environment
Oct. 17, 2011 — Fred Magdoff, professor emeritus in the Department of Plant and Soil Science at The University of Vermont, discusses, “What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Alternative models, Politics, Role of government
Sept. 21, 2011 — In last week’s parliamentary election, an estimated 87 percent of Danes went to the polls to vote. That figure represents one of the highest voter participation rates in the world,...view
Photo Essays | Mike Alberti | Alternative models, Role of government
Sept. 14, 2011 — On a recent fact-finding trip to Copenhagen, Remapping Debate spoke with a wide range of people, from business leaders to union officials, from members of parliament to unemployed...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Alternative models, Economy, Employment
Sept. 14, 2011 — In the last few decades, Denmark has succeeded in substantially reducing its reliance on low-wage work. The absence of low-paying jobs — a sharp contrast to the employment situation...view
Original Reporting | Mike Alberti | Alternative models, Economy, Role of government
September 7, 2011 — While liberal and conservative pundits alike in the United States have long been issuing fatalist warnings about the “unsustainability” of the European welfare state, business...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Alternative models, History
Sept. 6, 2011 — Ernest Drucker, a scholar in residence and senior research associate at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York, discusses his book, “A...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Alternative models, History, Race
Jan. 25, 2011 — University of Pennsylvania historian Steven Hahn discusses how the ways that many scholars — and Americans, generally — have thought about the Civil Rights Movement...view