here have been some theatrics involved — we’re about to talk about Louisiana, after all — but the nation should be paying more attention to what’s happening in Baton Rouge. It could be a warning for the rest of us.
Why are we the only country in the world with an opioid crisis? If we need to create more high-wage jobs, why do so many high-wage positions go unfilled? Why don’t Americans move as much as they used to? There’s a connecting thread to this tumble of questions.