In August 2021, comedian Greg Gutfeld’s weeknight talk show ‘Gutfeld!’ became the highest-rated late-night talk show in the U.S.
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Critics have long pooh-poohed conservative comics. But in today’s fragmented media environment, right-wing comedy has become both a moneymaker and a force in politics.
The banks of the Hackensack River near an opportunity zone in Jersey City, N.J.
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U.S. opportunity zones can positively impact real estate development and help local communities. But to fully realize the program’s potential, it needs reform.
Pondering the ethical considerations?
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Should people be compelled to take the vaccine? Should you feel guilty for skipping the line? And what about parts of the world where vaccines aren’t readably available? Ethicists have it covered.
En suivant certains principes, introduire le jeu au travail devient plus qu’un coup de poker pour motiver une équipe…
Introduire le jeu au travail peut apporter des bénéfices à l’organisation et aux salariés, à condition de ne pas corrompre son essence même : être une activité libre et volontaire.
Stripped of benefits, some former prisoners are forced to rely on charity.
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Formerly incarcerated Americans face food insecurity rates double that of the general population. A 1996 law that prohibits drug felons from getting crucial benefits may be partially to blame.
Looking for the meaning of Lil Nas X’s latest video? The detail is in the devil.
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The video for Lil Nas X’s latest track is provocative and erotic. It also fits into a tradition of turning the tables on those seeking to oppress marginalized groups through religious dogma.
Waiting in line for a vaccine at the Balboa Sports Complex in Encino, California.
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No one likes a long line. But privileging the rich and powerful – as has often been the case – may undermine trust in the vaccine rollout.
Plastic waste is the most visible component of ocean pollution.
Polluted oceans don’t just harm wildlife, they are a source of ill health for humans too.
Thomas Edison remains the poster child of American invention 89 years after his death.
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The story of invention in America typically features larger-than-life caricatures of white men like Thomas Edison while largely ignoring the contributions of women and people of color.
Proposition 22 reverses a 2019 state law.
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The debate over how to classify gig workers pits flexibility against the higher incomes and benefits that come with being classified as an employee.
California’s Proposition 22 would reverse a new law that made Uber and Lyft drivers employees.
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Workers say they love the freedom of platforms like Uber and TaskRabbit but find it hard to earn a livable wage. Cooperatives that give worker-owners a voice in how they are run offer a solution.
It’s not only nuclear bomb tests that disrupt the atmosphere, there are a number of natural events that can do the same. But how long does any damage last?
Everyone wants a slice of the pie.
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Unfairness alone is upsetting enough to drive people to punish lucky recipients of unfair outcomes.
A Guatemalan immigrant tries to log on to his Chromebook while remote learning in Stamford, Connecticut.
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Immigrant students often have work commitments outside class, and they may need additional language support. Giving them equal access to technology during remote learning might not be enough.
It has always been folly to believe that sports were separate from power and politics.
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For decades, athletes, as a general rule, steered clear of politics. Teams and sponsors liked it that way, and fans did, too. No more.
We’re in a tunnel at the moment, and when the pandemic ends what kids and our society needs will look different.
An expert predicts a rethink on technology access, reconnecting with the working class, and more.
The life-sized wooden statue of the Black Christ in St. Philip Church in Panama.
The statue of black Christ has a deep significance for the people of Panama. An object of deep devotion, it also serves as a reminder of colonialism.
Americans are not good recyclers.
Consumers are much more likely to recycle their waste after viewing messages showing the products it might turn into.
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.
Lesley Visser was one of the first female television sports reporters – but she’s appalled at how little progress has been made.
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Female athletes barely receive more attention than horses and dogs. And if you’re a woman who wants to become a sports journalist, you should steel yourself for some social media venom.