Allentown deals with fiscal problems from its past with a bet about water supplies for its future
"We've got unfunded obligations in the hundreds of millions. What can we leverage?"
TV is a sports bundle held together by football. It could all fall apart if the league doesn't fix its image with women, who have accounted for three-quarters of its new viewership since 2009.
Mortician and writer Caitlin Doughty discusses working with dead bodies, her dream funeral, and how cremation got so popular.
Some of the most public artists want to keep their work a bit more private.
Lego has two women on its senior leadership team; Mattel has one. Is this lack of diversity holding them back?
Even though prosecutors declare victory when massive penalties are handed down, most of the money never gets recovered.
An interview with author and activist Naomi Klein
Same amount of money, way more prestige!
The disturbing implications of a long-standing expectation
What the logos you’re wearing really say
The idea that businesses are more vulnerable to upstarts than ever is out-of-date—and that’s a big problem.
Promoting women also promotes economic growth.
Finally, social scientists suggest a precise time for mid-afternoon coffee runs.
The limited logic of capitalism
If your ancestors could grow crops easily—and thus get proof that patience pays off—you're more likely to value distant payoffs, argue two economists in a new paper.
America's racial divides are also economic ones.
Ten years ago today, the Maytag plant in Galesburg, Illinois, closed its doors. What's become of the town in the years since?
As we march onwards towards wearables and alerts on our wrists, we're no longer shocked by technological progress, but rather exhausted by it.
As American government seems ever more paralyzed at the national level, cities continue to find ways to grapple with real problems. Two more examples.