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The Ben & Jerry’s of Medieval Times

“Social responsibility” seems like a recent trend, but businesses have been practicing it for more than half a millennium.

When Silicon Valley Took Over Journalism

The pursuit of digital readership broke the New Republic—and an entire industry.

Are Index Funds Evil?

A growing chorus of experts argue that they’re strangling the economy—and must be stopped.

Why Republicans Can't Just Pivot to Tax Reform

The White House is promising swift action on the GOP’s next priority. But Congress must first pass a budget, and the details are once again dividing the party.

There Is Nothing New Under the Sun, Martin Shkreli Edition

His big-talking, livestreaming persona underlines not how much American fraudsters have changed in the last century, but how little.

Martin Shkreli: Modern Tricks, Age-Old Story

His big-talking, livestreaming persona underlines not how much the typical American fraudster has changed in the last century, but how little.

How to Mentor From Miles Away

Dispensing with the usual meetups over coffee, two biomedical engineers created a platform to more easily connect young people with professional guidance.

Trump’s Interests vs. America’s, Secret Service Edition

The security detail at Trump Tower has moved into a nearby trailer after a lease dispute with the president’s company.

What's Behind the Strong Jobs Report?

The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent.

Toyota, Mazda Announce Plans for a $1.6 Billion U.S. Plant

President Trump called it a “great investment in American manufacturing.”

Why Women Get Criticized for Being Candid at Work

The stereotype of the "catty" female boss can, to some, make giving constructive feedback seem like an act of spite.

The Problem With Taking Credit for a Soaring Stock Market

The gains President Trump is touting have been almost a decade in the making.

Japan's School System Is More Equitable—and Less Costly

The country’s government makes sure areas with low income levels and property values get good teachers too.

Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?

Research suggests that conditions in the workplace might be to blame.

The Best Business Reads of July

The month’s most interesting stories about money and economics from around the web

Ted Cruz's Thesis Adviser on How He's Changed Since College

The senator and his mentor look back on the 25-plus years since they met at Princeton.

The Decline of the American Laundromat

The retreat of a longtime urban staple marks yet another way cities have changed after an influx of higher-earning residents.

When Mentorship Goes Off Track

A psychology professor at the U.S. Naval Academy on why professional guidance doesn’t always work out as planned

Emerson Collective Acquires Majority Stake in The Atlantic

Investor and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs will share ownership of the magazine with David Bradley.

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