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“I’m not bossy, I’m the boss.” So proclaims Beyoncé in a video in support of the #banbossy campaign. The campaign highlights how when little boys take charge, they’re often praised for being...

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Ample research indicates that the growing problem of wealth and income inequality could stunt U.S. economic growth and undermine our democracy while stirring political polarization. Given that the federal...

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Brazilians watched along with the rest of the world as one of the country’s leading federal judges ruled that its most popular political figure is a criminal. On July 12, Sergio Moro, the federal judge...

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Editor’s note: The U.S. government maxed out its credit card in March and has been moving money around ever since to avoid running out of cash. But very soon we will reach the limits of this financial...

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During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump attracted a lot of support by promising to restore jobs to the American manufacturing sector. One sector that has been hit hard by purportedly unfair...

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The casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that European antitrust regulators have declared war on American tech giants. On June 27, the European Union imposed a €2.4 billion (US$2.75 billion)...

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Picture your favorite childhood stuffed animal. Are you clinging to it even though neither you nor anyone else in your household has played with that creature in years? If so, you’re not alone. Parting...

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President Donald Trump on July 10 nominated Randal Quarles to be one of the seven governors of the Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States. Before I get to Quarles and his qualifications,...

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio recently said on a radio show that he would like to ban panhandling but wouldn’t try because the courts wouldn’t allow it. Many panhandlers “are not particularly in...

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Republicans in Congress and the White House have been very blunt about their desire to gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The agency was launched in 2011 in the aftermath of the financial...