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Archived Since:June 30, 2009

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'Why Are We So Fd Up About Money?'

A reader recommends a new podcast from Lindsay Goldwert—a journalist and stand-up comic based in Queens—that’s very similar to…

'With Enough Money Saved, You Can Tell Them All to Piss Off,' Cont'd

That quote is from a previous reader contributor, Lori, but it’s echoed in this monologue from the inimitable John Goodman…

The Princess Revolution

A new generation of parents is shopping with the idea that pink and blue—along with robots, bunnies, dinosaurs, and unicorns—are for every child.

The Mystery of Why Black Americans Are Living Longer

The death rate for black men between the ages of 20 and 49 dropped by half between 1990 and 2010. Why?

Can Portland Avoid Repeating San Francisco’s Mistakes?

The city is facing a housing crisis, but despite its progressive reputation, it’s done little to ensure affordability for longtime residents.

When Home Values Suffer, Household Spending Does Too

In a nation where consumption makes up a significant share of the GDP, that’s not good for the economy.

The Energy Interstate

A national system of electricity transmission could cut power-plant emissions by 80 percent.

The NBA Lets in Advertising, 6.25 Square Inches at a Time

Next year, the uniforms of the Philadelphia 76ers will feature the patch of a corporate sponsor, the first such deal in major U.S. sports.

The Alarming Truth

Car alarms don't deter criminals, and they're a public nuisance. Why are they still so common?

Hollywood Has No Business Case for Booking All-White Casts

Blaming the lack of diversity on customer preference, a recent analysis suggests, is an irresponsible punt.

Not Walgreens, Not CVS: Life as an Independent Pharmacist

Family-run drug stores are an American tradition, one that Vincent Hartzell has wanted to take part in since the fourth grade.

Solomon's Search

He arrived in Washington, D.C., in 1981. In the decades that followed, the strain of transposing a life from one continent to another grew more and more painful.

Your Weird Dress Codes in the Workplace

In response to my previous note on weird school rules related to undergarments, reader Kat Steele shares her story: …

Many of Today’s Factory Workers Rely on Public Assistance

Nostalgia for manufacturing jobs is obscuring the fact that their 21st-century incarnation doesn't tend to pay very well.

The Privilege of Buying 36 Rolls of Toilet Paper at Once

Many low-income shoppers, a study finds, miss out on the savings that come with making purchases in bulk.

Google: Payday Loans Are Too Harmful to Advertise

The search engine’s new policy will hurt companies pitching high-interest loans, but how will it affect borrowers?

Why the Biggest Big-Box Stores Survive

Sixty years after gigantic stores entered the American retail landscape, many are closing and filing for bankruptcy. But warehouse stores and club stores are doing something right.

What Would a Merrick Garland Confirmation Mean for the Future of Gig Work?

The Supreme Court could have a major role to play in deciding whether workers can challenge their status as independent contractors.

The Princess Revolution

A new generation of parents is shopping with the idea is that pink and blue—along with robots, bunnies, dinosaurs, and unicorns—are for every child.

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