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Archived Since:June 30, 2009

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How Companies Actually Decide What to Pay CEOs

I know—for over 20 years, I helped craft some extremely generous executive-compensation packages.

The Uber Report: Diversity and Inclusion 101

An investigation of the company’s culture and structure shows that they still lack some relatively basic policies when it comes to hiring and retention.

Black Women: Supporting Their Families—With Few Resources

Despite increasing college attendance and labor-force participation, African American women still aren't getting the economic security of their white peers.

Becoming the Mentor You Wish You'd Had

As the first openly trans man to compete for the U.S. national team, Chris Mosier is trying to provide support to up-and-coming LGBTQ athletes.

GE Says Jeff Immelt Is Stepping Down as CEO

John Flannery, GE Healthcare’s president and CEO, will be his successor.

The House Takes Another Step Toward Repealing Dodd-Frank

The chamber voted along party lines to weaken key Obama-era financial reforms.

Goodbye, Summer Jobs

Most teenagers used to take jobs in July and August. Now the vast majority don’t. Are they being lazy, or strategic?

A Billionaire Defends Modern Philanthropy

The founder of LinkedIn talks about how wealthy Americans can use their money to make a difference.

Is Trump’s Plan to Privatize Air-Traffic Control a Good Idea? 

It might occasionally make flying a smoother experience. But it also might hurt smaller airports.

The Potemkin Policies of Donald Trump

The simplest summary of White House economic policy to date is four words long: There is no policy.

The Death of Kansas's Conservative Experiment

Republicans in the state legislature on Tuesday voted to reverse Governor Sam Brownback’s signature tax cuts, dealing a blow to the kind of fiscal policy the Trump administration wants to enact nationally.

How U.S. Immigration Law Enables Modern Slavery

By tying workers’ residence status to an employer, the visa system leaves many of them vulnerable to exploitation.

How the 'Tiger Mom' Convinced the Author of Hillbilly Elegy to Write His Story

When J.D. Vance was in law school, his mentor, Amy Chua, gave him the confidence to take a different path.

Amazon's Pivot to Poor People

Amazon wants to become Walmart faster than Walmart can become Amazon.

Don and Eric's American Idea

The president’s sons are expanding the big-city family business into rural areas.

What the Backlash to ‘My Family’s Slave’ Obscured

Randy Ribay writes: In what I believe is the first photograph of me that exists, there is…

Can America's Farms Survive the Threat of Deportations?

In upstate New York, both workers and the farmers who employ them fear more aggressive immigration enforcement.

States With Large Black Populations Are Stingier With Government Benefits

Research suggests that states with homogenous populations are more willing to spend on the safety net than those with higher shares of minorities.

‘If We Employ Somebody Who Wants to Leave, and Can’t ...’

In our ongoing series of responses to “My Family’s Slave,” we’ve heard from a number of readers who saw…

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