Uber is the latest Silicon Valley company to find itself accused of sexism.
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The escalating indifference with which Uber allegedly reacted to a software engineer's harassment claims is the norm in the corporate world, where enforcing civil rights laws is seen as a tax on profits.
The purpose of the Labor Department is to advocate on behalf of workers. As such, it deserves a qualified leader of competence and commitment.
Dozens of governments have been using the insights from the burgeoning field to 'nudge' citizens in ways that improve their well-being. But some worry Trump might use it for less altruistic ends.
He campaigned on the notion that his business experience would equip him to 'make America great again,' but running a family company is poor training for the presidency.
The Trump administration may reverse a recent push to require oil companies to disclose more information about climate change risks to investors. Is that a good thing?
President Trump recently repeated his pledge to eliminate the 63-year-old law, which bans charities from engaging in political activities, at the National Prayer Breakfast.
President Trump downgraded the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers from its perch on the Cabinet. Should we care?
Does the secret to romantic sales success actually lie in an appeal to our cynicism?
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
The IMF has been expressing public concern about inequality since 2010, but this has not translated into concrete action within the IMF’s own policies and programs.
Multiple ownerships, mega-transfers and a foot in the door at FIFA. Beijing's bid for football power is a challenge to world soccer.
A 2010 law that requires the executive branch to set goals and an obscure Senate rule may be the Democrats' best chance to influence GOP plans to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Opening borders is the easiest way to tackle global poverty and it would make already wealthy countries richer, too.
A former ambassador to Mexico explains how Trump's rhetoric is sparking a backlash that could endanger U.S. economic and national security.
President Trump signed an executive order to get construction started and ask Congress to pay up front, but good luck getting Mexico to foot the bill.
Despite an entrepreneurial heritage, black self-employment rates are about half that of whites. Could a rising economy lift their boats too?
Companies historically have avoided taking stands on contentious issues, but new research suggests consumers punish businesses that don't stand up for their core values.
By exposing, prosecuting and sentencing Brazil's corrupt politicians, prosecutors, judges and citizens are draining the swamp that has overwhelmed the country for so long.
Trump's 'America first' rhetoric implies that the internationalism and ‘enlightened self-interest’ that built the postwar order was a big mistake. The evidence and basic economics disagree.
Conservative lawmakers are proposing 'bathroom bills' and other measures that discriminate against LGBT individuals. Beyond the moral concerns, there are large economic costs as well.
The GOP has a proposal on the table that could send shockwaves through the tax avoidance industry.
The world's most famous stock index just broke 20,000 for the first time. Here's why it doesn't really matter.
Trump formally pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and signaled his intention to begin renegotiating NAFTA. Here's some context.
After eight torturous years of crisis, Greeks are working long and hard with very little to show for it.
If President Trump follows through on his campaign promise, new mothers may soon have six weeks of guaranteed paid leave. But something is keeping them from using the benefits they already have.