People treat the freedom given to them by their employer as a gift, which they reward with harder work.
The rich used to show how much they could spend on things they didn’t need. Today, a public display of productivity is the new symbol of class power.
Contrary to what you might think, you don't have to be rich to collect art. Important, meaningful, consequential works can be bought at any price point.
Today’s energy jobs are in solar and, increasingly, wind power, rather than coal. But jobs are unevenly distributed across the country.
This chart shows how weekly incomes for workers 25 and older vary by education level, gender, and race/ethnicity. Each bar represents an education level — less than high school, high school, some college, bachelor's degree, and advanced degrees.
Now that the Trump Administration is working to shred those environmentally-focused rules, the auto industry seems to be swinging its attention east.
Inside Walmart’s curious, possibly ingenious effort to get customers to build up their savings accounts.
A boring juice product sold itself as the next great technology phenomenon. There was only one way things could go.
H-1B has become a treadmill for replacing US citizens stateside, and leaves foreign workers with lower wages, fewer protections, and no clear path to citizenship.
The CEO of Ustocktrade touts it as a way to "democratize wealth," but the reality is anything but.
Demand and financing could collapse before the sea consumes a single house.
Employers exercise vast control over our lives, even when we're not on the job. How did our bosses gain power that the government itself doesn't hold?
When the nation's oldest operating General Motors plant closes, residents emerge from the Great Recession into an uncertain future.
A Swedish experiment may have missed the bigger picture of how shorter days can mean long-term profit.
If you’re curious about the story of modern humanity, you’ll find few things more fascinating than the shapeshifting ways of our markets and industries, over many years and decades.
Cancer drugs cost more in the US than anywhere in the world.
Unique to the digital age is the video content creation industry, one where employees are "users" and employers are "platforms." In it, workers aren’t owed squat.
The establishment of the EU brought 70 years of peace and economic growth to the region, but now its nations are wondering if membership is really all it's cracked up to be.
“The oldest Millennials will be approaching their mid-40s in another decade,” she says. “We’re looking at the next ten years to see what will happen. Will this group catch up? We don’t know.”
Which is why 'Minecraft' is getting its own digital currency.
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