Plagues, revolutions, massive wars, collapsed states—these are what reliably reduce economic disparities.
Around 100 workers were reportedly fired for participating in last week’s strike. Whether that’s legal remains to be seen.
Neither truck drivers nor bankers would put up with a system like the one that influences medical residents’ schedules.
A conversation about the end of work, individualism, and the human species with the historian Yuval Harari
In a new book, a journalist reflects on working as a salesperson in small-town Virginia when he first arrived in America.
He spoke at a Boeing factory that had just rejected unionization—but didn’t bring it up. He never does.
A semi-comprehensive list of the business concerns that may influence the president during his time in office
During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.
When legislators don't consider preexisting disparities, there's a risk of exacerbating them.
On Thursday, small businesses around the country—many of them restaurants—are closing as their foreign-born employees walk out.
The fast-food mogul faced opposition from both liberal and conservative groups, though for different reasons.
To many, the visas are part of a story about the dynamism that comes from America's diversity. But there's another, much darker way of looking at them.
It could be helpful during bouts of unemployment, but it’s also associated with lower-paying work.
Every football fan in the country understands that there can be dramatic improvement and still disappointment. But when it comes to assessing the 44th president’s legacy, people can’t seem to accept anything less than perfect.
(Editor’s note: Alana Semuels joined the TAD discussion group of Atlantic readers for an “Ask Me Anything,” and a…
In the post-legalization West, some ceremonies feature smokable boutonnieres and marijuana toasts.
A Democratic and a Republican bill each purport to address the matter, but there are major differences in their approaches.
Growing prison fees and fines faced by the incarcerated became a target of the Justice Department under President Obama. Those days are over.
Donald Trump’s late January order to halt government hiring has produced stress, anxiety, and confusion for current employees and those wishing to join them.
A survey finds that nearly a third of people say they have been less productive since the election.
A new study looks at how people cope with unplanned health-care expenses.