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Is This the Beginning of the End of the Bitcoin Bubble?

The cryptocurrency was meant to be stateless and leaderless. Ironically, the culprits of its latest plunge are... state leaders.

Low-Wage Workers Finally Get a Raise

Full employment and state policies are aiding the working poor, though some companies are giving Trump's tax cut the credit.

Pushing Out Immigrants Isn't About the Economy

Donald Trump's widely reported 'shithole' remark dismantles the economic argument against foreigners.

The State of the Food Industry Is 'Rotten'

A new Netflix documentary series tries to shine a light on how corporate malfeasance and fraud affects everything we eat.

The Brutal Math of Gender Inequality in Hollywood

Of the top 250 films of 2017, 88 percent had no female directors, 83 percent had no female writers, and 96 percent had no female cinematographers.

It Is Silly Season in the Land of Cryptocurrency

The excitement about bitcoin and blockchain is sort of like the dot-com bubble—if nobody in 2000 was quite sure what the internet was for.

The New York Times's Glenn Thrush Dilemma

Top leaders at the newspaper say they took an ultra-nuanced approach in deciding how to handle allegations against a star reporter.

The Black and Hispanic Unemployment Rates Don't Deserve Applause

President Trump lauded them and then claimed credit for their positive developments in the past year. He was doubly mistaken.

Mick Mulvaney Is Quickly Deregulating the Financial Industry

The interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is taking a more laissez-faire approach to policing the financial sector.

India's Make-or-Break Quest to Become a Manufacturing Powerhouse

The country has quietly become the world's sixth-biggest auto producer. But it'll need to do better if it's to join the top tier of global powers.

The Great, Overlooked Tax Policy for Getting People to Work

Yet more evidence piles up for effectiveness of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

The Places That May Never Recover From the Recession

The Rust Belt isn’t the only region left behind by the economic recovery. The suburbs of the American west are struggling, too.

Low-Wage Workers Aren’t Getting Justice for Sexual Harassment

Despite the #MeToo movement, poor women often find that speaking out against abuse at work is too costly.

Bitcoin 'Is Just Like the Dot-Com Bubble'

Joseph Borg, a securities regulator, worries that the newfangled investment phenomenon is inspiring old-fashioned irrational exuberance.

The Trickle-Down Mythmaking Begins

Several companies gave out raises after tax cuts passed Congress. But that was probably already going to happen anyway.

Europe's Message to Silicon Valley: Tech Is Not Special

The EU's highest court ruled that Uber isn’t just an app—it's a transportation company.

The Most Expensive Weather Year Ever

Economists are tallying the damage from the fires and the hurricanes, and finding their true costs immeasurable.

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