Theme: Livelihoods of the Future

What are we going to do? To support our families? To support our communities? To be happy? 


“The predestined, blue-collar lifestyle that Bruce Springsteen sang about in Darkness on the Edge of Town is already a thing of the past, and it will only grow smaller in our rear-view mirrors as we approach 2040. Soon, the world of the large central firm and steady, predictable work will exist only in museums.”

The Next American Economy


“Traditional work is dying.”

5 Major Ways Freelancers Will Change The Economy By 2040 | Fast Company | Business + Innovation


The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the total number of new business startups and business closures per year — the birth and death rates of American companies — have crossed for the first time since the measurement began. I am referring to employer businesses, those with one or more employees”

American Entrepreneurship: Dead or Alive?