Some say the so-called sharing economy has gotten away from its central premise—sharing.
Forget credit hours—in a quest to cut costs, universities are simply asking students to prove their mastery of a subject.
Today's cities may be more diverse overall, but people of different races still don’t live near each other.
When a young person dies unexpectedly, his or her family could end up with the burden of paying off student loans. Can that be avoided?
In Flint, Michigan, lead, copper, and bacteria are contaminating the drinking supply and making residents ill. If other cities fail to fix their old pipes, the problem could soon become a lot more common.
Even when they’re adopted, the children of the wealthy grow up to be just as well-off as their parents.
Most Americans with the condition can and want to work. What’s standing in their way?
Cities with “cheap” housing aren’t cheap if most wages are relatively low.
Companies that overvalue alpha-male behavior need to change—both to retain female talent and for the bottom line.
Millions of workers now go it alone—who will provide them with basic labor protections?
There’s something to be said for taking the long way home.
Homogeneity is a big problem in an industry whose ambition is to serve and inform an increasingly diverse public.
In 1962, one observer believed that America was on the brink of a spiritual breakthrough. But that's not how things have panned out.
And as a result, the policies that would address the situation are even more extreme—and more politically unfeasible.
Companies are spending millions on small, piecemeal fixes while lobbying against regulations that would do far more.
There may not have been much fanfare, but last week’s decision by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was hugely important.
The business of generating fake enthusiasm, from flash mobs to the campaign trail
Many metro areas with large foreign-born populations have thriving local economies. And now local governments all over the U.S. are trying to replicate their successes.
Financial disagreements are a strong predictor of divorce. How do couples with differing amounts of student loans pay them off together?
The city, long divided into black and white neighborhoods, is asking affluent counties to pitch in.