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Large-scale efforts to protect the economy's neediest have a triumphant history in America.
Ever since the days of Truman, the economy has grown faster when a Democrat is in the White House. But a new paper suggests that may just be a matter of historical happenstance.
From Facebook to Snapchat, what appear to be dumb toys for teens wind up billion-dollar industries
Students are paying more every year: But different schools have very different reasons for their unstoppably rising costs.
Americans have been botching tests like the PISA for 50 years. It hasn't held back our economy yet.
Healthcare.gov mostly works for consumers now. Next it needs to work for insurers. And then it needs healthy people to sign up.
Thinking long-term about infrastructure is what makes and destroys retail giants, and Jeff Bezos' perspective is nothing if not long-term.
A recent Brookings study suggests that brains and drive have more to do with lifelong success than family wealth. But there's a big catch.
Way too many birds, for starters.
The Superbowl of shopping actually doesn't tell us much about the state of consumers.
Don't shop on Black Friday. But if you do: Make a list, check it twice, don't get duped by high discounts or rebates—and, above all, remember that shopping should be fun.
Twenty percent of Americans say they can't always afford the food they need. But, thankfully, much fewer truly go hungry.
More than 20 percent of non-college grads are raising their kids alone.
Europe needs Germany to spend more, and higher wages in Germany could do just that.
A case for the pontiff's debt not to Karl Marx but to Karl Polanyi
The World Health Organization makes a huge mistake, but not before Rush Limbaugh turns it into a huge news story.
If we had to pick an economic theorist for Pope Francis, based on his recent comments, some might say Marx. But his true economic kin is Karl Polanyi.
Forgot your wallet? No problem. Coin, PayPal, Google Wallet, Dwolla, and other tech companies are making it easier than ever to live without plastic.
College kids on both sides of the Atlantic are drinking much less than they did 30 years ago. But the true teetotalers here are non-college kids.
The short history (and backward logic) of gratuity