In one of the nation's most economically disparate enclaves, the tide of organized labor is rising.
The larger and more urgent crisis is that a white supremacist sympathizer is the president of the United States.
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Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.