“The United States has benefited from being the most engaged and adaptable economy in this global system — selling goods in other countries and buying goods (cars, smartphones, clothing) that have dramatically improved the daily lives of nearly every American. But rapid economic change has also laid waste to whole industries and the communities sustained by them, resulting in toxic stress and terrible suffering.” Yes, technology and globalism has improved the lives of millions. And yes, it requires some hard work at home to make sure millions of Americans don’t get left in the dust of the exploding economic divide. From WaPo’s Michael Gerson: The high cost of America’s cheap populism