That women earn 77 cents for every $1 earned by a man is a popular refrain. But look closer. Prejudice against guys in the economy is real and widespread.
Building a Match.com for roommates? Renting our apartments to businesses when we're at the office? Those are just two ideas for housing policy in the Web age.
What one change would you make regarding housing in your locale? Tell us in the comment section and we'll publish the best answers later this week.
Colleges have come to expect financial assistance from the government, no matter what. That's wrong. Our schools need to earn their taxpayer aid.
Student loans are both a necessary part of our higher-ed system and, potentially, the next debt bomb to take down the economy. What's the best way to responsibly encourage students to keep learning after high school?
The United States needs smaller cars, not more expensive gas
Oil is expensive, and it's getting worse. But wait, isn't that a good thing?
More than 5 million people have been looking for work for more than six months. Perhaps the key to helping them begins with designing an online education.
This week's "Working it Out" question is: Should anything be done to help the long-term unemployed? If so, what would be your #1 recommendation?
It would mean less work, less cheating, and a lighter carbon footprint. It would even be an offshore-resistant job creator.
This week's Working it Out question asks you to tell us the most important change you'd make to taxes
What's an Ivy education really worth, which schools are real dropout factories, and what major gives you the best shot at a well-paying job?
Should each college be required to prominently post consumer information for prospective students? Tell us, and we'll publish your responses all week.
This week's "Working it Out" question was: When is a so-called staycation a better choice than a vacation? We asked, you answered. Now our correspondent chimes in with his pick.
The rise of e-commerce, the re-acceleration of China, the decline of universities' monopoly on higher education, and more bad luck for the jobless
Traveling is one of is one of life's great pleasures, but this time of year the hassle isn't always worth the price. When is staying home for the holidays a preferable solution?
Do Christmas trees belong in the workplace? Our correspondent reads your comments -- hundreds of them! -- and votes to err on the side of democracy
The first question in The Atlantic's new feature: A crowd-sourced column about work, careers, and office culture.