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Target recently staked out a position in the culture wars by announcing that it will build private bathrooms in all its locations, after earlier allowing transgender customers to use whichever room corresponds...

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Public speaking is an anxiety-inducing task for most us, yet it’s also a necessary one, whether you’re a corporate CEO, a high school teacher or a presidential candidate. And like the rest of us,...

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Scorpion met Frog on a river bank and asked him for a ride to the other side. “How do I know you won’t sting me?” asked Frog. “Because,” replied Scorpion, “if I do, I will drown.” Satisfied,...

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I saw one of my undergraduate students reading the Wall Street Journal the other day. I’m a finance professor, so this was a welcome sight. “What’s happening in the markets?” I asked. He said...

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Charities tied to the Clinton family have received seemingly endless scrutiny throughout the presidential campaign. They’ve been accused of wasting funds, offering access to donors and even serving...

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Each year in September, the U.S. Census Bureau releases a report showing how income and poverty have changed over time. The most recent report, which came out on Sept. 13, was filled with great news. Compared...

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The proposed trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership – TPP for short – is drawing fire from both the right and the left as a middle-class jobs killer. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama continues...

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Businesses seem obsessed these days with getting you to “like” them on Facebook. It’s difficult to browse the internet without being inundated with requests to like a company’s Facebook page or...

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The G20 summit of world leaders just finished two days of meetings, during which they focused primarily on the many ongoing fires threatening the global economy. These include the alleged “dumping”...

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On Labor Day, politicians have traditionally paid lip service to the plight of the worker, whom the national holiday is meant to honor. With working-class struggles taking center stage in this year’s...