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It’s hardly surprising that if a Democrat wins the White House, taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations will probably go up. How they’ll go up is the more interesting question. The 2020 Democratic...

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If you thought workers’ hourly pay was finally rising, think again. At first glance, the latest data – which came out on Feb. 7 – look pretty good. They show nominal hourly earnings rose 3.1% in...

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Understanding how employment gaps can affect careers is especially relevant given the recent policy discussions around paid family leave and childcare access in the U.S. I am a sociologist whose research...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders called JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon the “biggest corporate socialist in America today” in a recent ad. He may have a point – beyond what he intended. With his Dimon ad, Sanders...

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The new coronavirus has spread rapidly around the globe since its discovery late last year in China. It has now infected more than 19,700 people worldwide and killed at least 425, prompting travel bans,...

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Editor’s note: The seven Democrats who qualified for the final Democratic presidential debate of 2019 sparred over the economy, trade, social justice and many other issues – including “wine caves.”...

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Some ads can be more than misleading – they can put your health at risk. Last year, ads paid for by law firms and legal referral companies started cropping up on Facebook. Typically, they linked Truvada...

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On Jan. 17, 1920, one hundred years ago, America officially went dry. Prohibition, embodied in the U.S Constitution’s 18th amendment, banned the sale, manufacture and transportation of alcohol. Yet...

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A lot of companies say they care about the environment and commit to certain goals but don’t end up doing much about it. A whopping 78% of companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500, for example,...

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France and the U.S. have managed to avoid turning their recent trade skirmish into a war – for now. The dispute involves France’s decision last summer to unilaterally reach outside the United States-French...