Cross Purposes

Panelists in a discussion at the Baker Center

Political tensions between the U.S. and China are having economic impacts on Tennessee businesses and consumers.

‘I Couldn’t Bear It’

Door of Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health with sign saying they no longer provide abortions

As abortion becomes illegal in Tennessee from the point of fertilization, three women look back on their own experiences — and look ahead with foreboding.

Resilience and Risks

Labor force graph

A University of Tennessee report shows strong economic recovery in Tennessee — but uncertainties ahead about the pandemic and the workforce.

An Uneven Recovery

Pearl on Union

Tennessee’s economic forecast for 2021 predicts a years-long effort to climb back from the pandemic, with the worst effects concentrated among the most vulnerable.

Mixed Trends

new business filings

Third-quarter economic numbers show promising signs for Tennessee and Knox County, with abundant caveats.