A conversation during a taxi ride from de Gaulle airport in Paris reflects similar political and economic dynamics in France and the U.S.
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May 11, 2017
March 09, 2017
Marc Tucker presents a simple choice for governors—pursue an education and economic agenda centered on building a highly skilled workforce or allow your state to slip further behind in the global economy.
February 16, 2017
Education is not a silver bullet solution to addressing the consequences of globalization and automation, writes Marc Tucker.
February 09, 2017
Marc Tucker seeks to better understand supporters of President Trump and explores the experience of those who have lost out in a globalizing economy.
December 15, 2016
Former industrial workers in the United States may pine for the jobs and industries that have abandoned them, but that won't bring them back, explains Marc Tucker.
December 01, 2016
Marc Tucker explores how future electoral success for both parties will be determined by who can deliver the education and training workers need to compete in a globalized labor market.
November 22, 2016
After a conversation with veteran public administrator Harry Spence, Marc Tucker explores the potential lessons that Japan's response to globalization could provide for the U.S. Rust Belt.
November 17, 2016
The outcome of the presidential election is leading to soul searching for both Republicans and Democrats. Tucker discusses why our education and workforce policies are a critical place to start for both parties.
November 10, 2016
Marc Tucker pens a letter to President-elect Trump exploring what he can do to make good on his promises to those who have lost out in the changing global economy.
June 09, 2016
Following up on his previous piece on the potential pitfalls of a universal basic income, Marc Tucker explains the types of income and education supports that can help workers coping with the impacts of advancing automation and economic globalization.