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- Jul 18 20161 minute
230. The Melting Pot Is for Real
Emily Barone It’s no secret that America sometimes seems less like a melting pot and more like a land of oil and water. The nation may contain multitudes, but they don’t always mix. Yet recent data shows that U.S. cities are more integrated than ev
- Nov 13 20162 minutes
America First, First
THERE IS A SAYING that grew in the Old West to the effect that a man who enjoys life should never touch his gun unless he means business; that he should never draw unless he is ready to shoot, and that he should never shoot unless he is ready to kill
- Jan 16 20171 minute
For The Record
‘It should be a wake-up call to this nation.’ ANDREW CUOMO, governor of New York, announcing on Jan. 3 a plan to offer free state-college tuition to hundreds of thousands of middle- and low-income New Yorkers; if it passes the state legislature, it
- Nov 14 20162 minutes
“We are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals. We’re going to rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none. And we will put millions of our people to work a
- Oct 24 20162 minutes
The High Middle Ground on Social Security
We sometimes forget that America’s character has been forged by calamitous conflict. Subjects against kings. Southerners vs. Northerners. Blue and red. Our most challenging moments—and some of our most regrettable ones—have united us as a people and
- Mar 6 20171 minute
For the Record
‘What the f-ck does she have to do to win Album of the Year?’ ADELE, pop singer, advocating at the Grammys for Beyoncé after her own album, 25, beat Beyoncé’s Lemonade; during her acceptance speech, Adele broke her trophy in two 100 Number of cons
- Nov 27 20163 minutes
The Republic Repeals Itself
WE ARE WITNESSING the power of a massive populist movement that has now upended the two most stable democracies in the world—and thrown both countries into a completely unknown future. In Britain, where the polls did not pick up the latent support fo
- Mar 22 20171 minute
Production Costs Can Be Rigged Without Being Illegal
While the U.S. Department of Justice investigates ad agencies accused of unscrupulously directing production jobs into their own in-house departments, the same set of problems is eating away at agency trust in Europe.At a session during Advertising W
- Jul 1 20161 minute
Also in Our Book Bag
The lazy days of summer are also a great time to catch up on important books you heard about earlier in the year but didn’t get around to cracking. Here are five of the most useful and inspiring books that MONEY has covered so far in 2016.
- May 1 20162 minutes
Clearing The Air
ETELKA LEHOCZKY THERE ARE MANY nontraditional policies at Namasté Solar, an 11-year-old designer and installer of solar energy systems that’s based in Boulder, Colorado. But it’s not Namasté’s commitments to sustainability and democratic decision ma
- Jul 18 20162 minutes
4. Our Backyard Is 85 Million Acres
ON THE FOURTH OF JULY, as we once more read the stirring words of the Declaration of Independence and celebrate the creation of a nation founded on the noble principle that every person has the inalienable right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of h
- Jan 1 20171 minute
A Timeline Of Need
The International Rescue Committee stays with refugees from catastrophe to self-sufficiency. Here’s how.
- Dec 1 20162 minutes
Forging a New Social Compact
Fortune and Time will gather more than 100 CEOs and thought leaders at the Vatican this month. The aim? To strengthen the partnership between Big Business and the rest of the world.
- Feb 20 20172 minutes
Why You Need the Internet to Drill
Website EnergyNet is the leading hub for federal land leases | “We have a lot of protesters. You can’t be too careful these days”
- Mar 17 20173 minutes
Why a Mexican Border Wall Won’t Stop the Drug Cartels
Building a wall is expensive symbolism; it won't prevent catapults, submarines or laundered cartel money.
- Oct 16 20161 minute
SIX YEARS AFTER a Harvard Law–educated black lawyer and her Harvard Law mixed-race husband and their two polished young daughters took up residence in the White House, a Howard-educated black advertising executive, his mixed-race Brown-alum anesthesi
- Jun 20 20163 minutes
Thanks to Economic Turmoil, Left-Wing Latin American Countries Are Turning Right
ON A TRIP TO SANTIAGO LAST YEAR, I CAUGHT UP WITH Sebastián Piñera, the ex-President of Chile. Piñera’s center-right party had been defeated in 2013 by a leftist opposition that offered more social spending and higher corporate taxes. Chile’s turn un
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
The One List That Matters
A LOT OF BUSINESS magazines create lists. (Maybe you’ve noticed.) One of Inc.’s competitors, for example, ranks giant public corporations in order of their total revenue. Another ranks people by supposed net worth. Others rank mutual funds, financia
- Feb 16 20173 minutes
The Scandal That May Haunt the New Nominee for Labor Secretary
R. Alexander Acosta was the head of the civil rights division at the Department of Justice in the Bush administration when subordinates skirted civil-service laws and engaged in politicized hiring.
- Mar 13 20175 minutes
No Evidence Jobs Data was ‘Manipulated’
President Donald Trump's chief budget officer claimed -- without any evidence -- that “the Obama administration was manipulating the numbers” to make the nation's unemployment rate “look smaller.”
- Feb 14 20173 minutes
The Rudderless Ship of State
The departure of Michael Flynn leaves the administration with a feuding crew, and no one at the helm.
- Sep 15 20163 minutes
Leading in Times of Chaos
IN HER ANNUAL letter to shareholders earlier this year, Güler Sabanci, chairman and managing director of Sabanci Holding, one of Turkey’s largest conglomerates, offered a couple of reasons for optimism in 2016: “the favorable turn in Turkey’s relatio
- Oct 21 20164 minutes
Duterte Is Using Rumors Of A Sex Tape To Smear A Critic
“Duterte wants to make an example of me so that nobody will speak out," says Leila de Lima.
- Jun 1 20161 minute
Do Incentive Programs Ignore Small Business?
JEREMY QUITTNER DESPITE THE FACT THAT small business is the engine of the U.S. economy, big business is still scoring the vast majority of the nation’s economic development incentives—whether in the form of tax credits for job training or creation,
- Feb 1 20178 minutes
The 2017 Washington Wish List
What can the new President and Congress actually accomplish in the year ahead that would really help your finances? MONEY weighs in with nine ideas for the incoming administration.