Why is New York scrapping its language test for cab drivers at the same time London is planning to enact a similar one?
At Virginia's Twin Oaks, land, labor, and income are distributed evenly among 100 residents.
The Republican nominee’s latest round of proposals included some surprises, as well as plenty of less-surprising GOP orthodoxy.
The world’s largest retailer has acquired a new customer base, proprietary pricing software, and the faculties of a CEO who’s taken aim at Amazon.
That’s what has usually happened whenever a large proportion of Americans have been upset with the distribution of their country’s wealth.
Some economists think that continued GDP growth will require restoring a struggling segment of the labor force to where it was before the recession.
With gas prices having plummeted, the residents and leaders of Williston are left wondering if their city can turn short-term gains into long-term growth.
In his 19 years of owning a gas station, Kent Couch has rolled out a beer cave, kombucha on tap, and uniformed attendants who greet customers by name.
The U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs in July—solidifying hopes that the labor market is trending toward robust growth.
Why limited-time menu items are becoming a fixture at fast-food chains
The success of Los Angeles and Barcelona’s lavish ceremonies and prudent planning set precedents that many cities have tried, and failed, to replicate.
Cindy Mason talks about what it’s like running the USPS location in Hinsdale, New Hampshire, which turns 200 today.
A new paper finds that so-called “ban-the-box” policies, which prevent employers’ from seeing job applicants’ criminal histories, has unintended consequences.
Agnes Igoye is building a law-enforcement system to protect Uganda’s girls.
The Bank of England cut rates from 0.5 percent to 0.25 percent in a bid to stimulate the economy after the Brexit vote.
The U.S., a new report suggests, is more likely to welcome foreigners from countries with growing economies.
Last week, I wrote about one of the most well-known explanations of the gender pay gap: Namely that men and…
Over 32 years at American Airlines, Paul Mozeak has witnessed a merger, a bankruptcy, and a new approach to airport security.
Massachusetts legislation aims to diminish gender-based discrimination in the workplace.
New research suggests that the American dream isn’t alive in Scandinavia—but generous redistribution of wealth isn’t a terrible consolation prize.
Aicheria Bell helped file a lawsuit to allow stylists like herself to serve customers without technically committing a crime.