Does America Still Work?

SOCIETY AND BUSINESS: 1870-1996


"Writing a New Social Contract"
This interesting 100-year timeline of the ever-shifting relationship between corporate America and society was part of BusinessWeek's March 3, 1996 cover story. To view the graphic version of this timeline, click here.


"Two Decades of Slow Growth"
This is chapter one from "The End of Affluence" by Jeffrey Madrick (correspondent for FRONTLINE's documentary "Does America Still Work?"). Over the past two decades, the economy performed more slowly than at any time since the Civil War. Madrick explores the severe consequences for average Americans.



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