Sacheen Littlefeather speaks at the 45th Academy Awards.
A new report disputes the heritage claims of Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather. A scholar explains why scrutiny over alleged ethnic fraud is essential.
A lone visitor reads names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Unlike those who died during the Vietnam War, those who perish during the current pandemic are unlikely to receive a national memorial. Perhaps they should.
Apple closed all its stores in China as a health precaution, now through at least Feb. 14.
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As the Fed warns of the risks posed by the new coronavirus, a supply chain expert explains how the outbreak could harm companies and the economy.
Back in the 1930s, people like this pear peddler in New York City’s Lower East Side often got their news from labor-led media.
The newspaper’s new owners harken back to a tradition of labor-led media in the early part of the 20th century, which represented a bulwark against corporate power.
Donald Trump eats dinner with Mitt Romney (right) and Reince Priebus.
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Two Italian scholars who fled fascism in the 1920s urgently warned that American democracy was vulnerable to the same gradual erosion as in Italy. Their message still rings true today.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry flexes during a preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Many decry ‘superteams’ like the NBA’s Golden State Warriors as bad for the sport. But psychology research shows that they also make us more likely to watch – and bask in the joy of seeing them fail.
What’s the secret of motivation?
A class tries an experiment on motivation. What do they learn?
Defective “taptic engines” slowed the rollout of the Apple Watch.
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A defective part slowed the rollout of the Watch, but Apple’s renowned supply chain ensured it wasn’t delayed.
Would a little extra pay make the Coyboys’ Demarco Murray more likely to take risks (like plowing headfirst into another player)? Would the threat of a fine deter him?
It turns out professional football players are perfect lab rats for labor experiments, and the answer has implications well beyond the NFL.