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- 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
- Nov 13 20162 minutes
America First, First
EXCERPTS FROM CHARLES LINDBERGH’S JUNE 15, 1940, ADDRESS, “OUR DRIFT TOWARD WAR.”
- 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
- 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
President-elect Donald Trump, in his own words, on what he plans to do starting on Jan. 20
- 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
An experiment in democracy that may not reach its 250th birthday.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Feb 7 20171 minute
A Writer’s Turmoil in The Rules Do Not Apply
The journalist Ariel Levy has the rare gift of seeing herself with fierce, unforgiving clarity, and deploys prose to match in her memoir.
- 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
- Sep 4 20161 minute
Our Book Critic’s 5 Most Anticipated
Christian Lorentzen’s got these bookmarked.
- Oct 1 20162 minutes
A Love Letter to My Best Place
DEAR MONTCLAIR, N.J., I’m sorry you didn’t land on this year’s list of the 50 Best Places to Live in America. True, you weren’t even eligible in 2016, since MONEY’s annual ranking alternates between the current focus on small cities (places with popu
- Feb 1 20175 minutes
Get Ready For The New Math
AS THE SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT AGE CLIMBS, THE CALCULATION ON WHEN TO CLAIM MAY SURPRISE YOU.
- Jun 6 20161 minute
What Bernie Wants
Sanders plans to marshal his progressive backers at the convention in Philadelphia and realign the Democratic Party. If he defies the odds and gets the changes he wants, he will move the party far to the left. “I think we’ll win most of them,” Sander
- May 1 20162 minutes
Clearing The Air
How to do salary transparency right
- Jan 1 20171 minute
A Timeline Of Need
The International Rescue Committee stays with refugees from catastrophe to self-sufficiency. Here’s how.
- Sep 15 20163 minutes
Leading in Times of Chaos
TURKEY’S ABORTED COUP IS THE LATEST CHALLENGE FOR GÜLER SABANCI.
- 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.
- Apr 1 20163 minutes
The lessons and legacy of Jim Crow-era keepsakes
- 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.
- Feb 2 20176 minutes
The Climate Scientist Who Became a Politician
Andrew Weaver abandoned a 26-year career in climatology to make a successful run for office in Canada.