The Future of Work (Cover Story)

Who knows what jobs will be born a decade from now? Though unemployment is at a 25-year high, work will return eventually. Here are 10 ways your job will change


Having Fun at The Office

The hit NBC comedy The Office invites viewers to submit photos of the hijinks in their own workspaces. Here's a gallery of the best submissions


Can Obama Tame the Democrats? (The Well / Nation)

Democrats in Congress say they want to pass the President's agenda — except when they don't. Can the White House keep them in line?


The Sacrifice Gap (Commentary)

Instead of making tough policy decisions, Obama practices the politics he ran against


How Pakistan Failed Itself (The Well / World)

Beset by feckless leadership and a muddled sense of identity, the country is now plunging into chaos. Why a culture of blame is helping the extremists win


Summer Arts Preview (Summer Preview)

TIME's top critics survey this summer's not-to-be-missed arts events — from Bruno to Lil Wayne, from Harry Potter to Thomas Pynchon


Growing Old with Autism (The Well / Society)

It is estimated that 1 out of every 150 American children is living with autism. And yet little attention is paid to what happens when they grow up. A personal account of the silent struggle of adult autistics


Netbooks (Life / Family Tech)

The best way to use these little laptops is online. Which is why a cellular provider is subsidizing them


10 Questions for Jim Cramer (10 Questions)

Boo-yah! The Mad Money host talks stocks, the recession and Jon Stewart. Jim Cramer will now take your questions


The Future of Capitalism (TIME 100 Roundtable)

With our economic world changing so rapidly, many writers and thinkers are looking at the roots of capitalism and how it must evolve. In the first of our series of TIME 100 roundtables, we gathered a stellar cast of honorees to ponder the road ahead

Business Roundtable #1

Video: Seven influential honorees debate the future of capitalism with Managing Editor Rick Stengel


The Skimmer

Book Review: Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street by Kate Kelly