Winning the support of workers may be key to Democrats winning the 2020 election.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
Markets know what has happened each time the yield curve has turned negative. The idea of a negative curve without a a recession would take some getting used to.
Precedent suggests that what's happened in the US will lead to a recession, but maybe it'll be different this time.
Ben & Jerry’s opened Art for Justice, which highlights the need for criminal justice reform and features art by formerly incarcerated artists.
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Today, companies often take stances on social issues. A professor of brand responsibility compares ally brands with advocates.
The door of no return at the Cape Coast Castle.
Ghana is banking on a much needed boost to its tourism sector from its call to Africans in the diaspora.
China retaliated with tariffs on U.S. imports after Trump imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports.
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The US-China trade war shows no signs of slowing down. Here's what readers need to know.
Ghana's experience is a cautionary tale for countries that find themselves in a situation of having too much electricity at any given point.
Families can use their EITC to improve their housing.
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The Earned Income Tax Credit was established in 1975 to reduce payroll taxes and help with rising prices for low-income families. Today, it could help poor families with housing.
Wall Street traders watch as Fed Chair Jerome Powell speaks.
The Fed's decision to cut interest rates for the first time since 2008 could lead to economic policies that are even more reckless.
Collective bargaining isn’t enough to revive labor unions.
Unions should move their focus away from traditional collective bargaining and instead embrace new ways to attract new members, such as by offering discounted benefits and engaging in more advocacy.
Every state bears the burden of the opioid crisis.
State governments are leading the charge against opioid makers over their role in the epidemic. A team of researchers at Penn State examined just how much the crisis has cost them.
Wayfair workers protested their employer’s decision to sell beds to immigrant detention facilities.
A new kind of capitalism is emerging in which companies value communities, the environment and workers just as much as profits.
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin is taking ‘extraordinary measures’ to avoid busting the debt ceiling.
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The US hit the debt ceiling in March and is expected to run out of ways to get around the new $22 trillion limit by September. An economist explains why the ceiling is a dysfunctional relic.
Work isn’t as stable as it once was.
A growing number of jobs are becoming less stable, with fewer benefits and stagnating wages. This is taking a significant toll on the psychological health of workers.
In South Africa, it is possible to be employed and still poor.
It’s true, research says.
While the US is a nation of immigrants, China is not. That's a huge competitive advantage when doing business in emerging markets.
Perot become a household name after making an independent run for president in 1992.
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As the US prepares to replace NAFTA, a labor scholar who was critical of Perot but shared concerns about the deal revisits the claim that helped him become the most successful third-party candidate since Teddy Roosevelt.
Congress was once the seat of all power on U.S. trade policy.
President Trump has unilaterally raised tariffs and sparked trade wars, all without consulting Congress. A century ago, the roles were reversed.
Street life, Addis Ababa.
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Development should not be pursued at the expense of the very people who helped to create value and meaning in the city.
Cap is probably not a fan of inflation.
It's why Marvel's effort to break the worldwide box office record is doomed, as an economist explains.
The increasing use of sensors in smart homes adds to an ever expanding amount of user data that can be collected and commodified.
Companies scrutinise our online likes, dislikes, searches and purchases to produce data that can be used commercially. And it's often done without us understanding the full extent of the surveillance.