American Roundtable Theme

Work & Economy

To promote comparison and synthesis across reports, American Roundtable is organized around five broad themes: Public Space, Health, Work and Economy, Infrastructure, and Environment. Editors of each report were given wide latitude to interpret each theme. Collected below are features that address topics and issues related to Work and Economy.

Livelihoods: Looking to the Horizon Line

Skip Swenson describes South Beach’s local economy—long tied to its natural resources and environment—and recent attempts at diversification.

South Beach, Washington

Article February 16, 2021