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      Telecommuters create positive change – so why aren’t employers more flexible about people working...

      More Americans are using flexible workplace practices – including telecommuting, co-working and off-peak start times – to add flexibility to their lives and eliminate or improve their commute. One motivation? Rush hour traffic is...

      Brexit could spell the end of globalization, and the global prosperity that came with it

      The U.K. House of Commons has finally voted for Brexit. If the plan passes the House of Lords without much delay, the U.K. will leave the European Union several years after a 2016...

      Why the US-Iran conflict isn’t driving oil prices higher – and why it probably should

      Assassinations, militaries on high alert, geopolitical tensions at the boil. Any one of these in Persian Gulf countries would have roiled oil prices a few years ago. Today,...

      Parental leave laws are failing single parents

      The two parties in Congress don’t agree on much these days. However, in the final days of December, they struck a deal that will give about 2 million...

      How Prohibition changed the way Americans drink, 100 years ago

      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...

      US-China trade pact President Trump just signed fails to resolve 3 fundamental issues

      U.S. President Donald Trump signed a trade deal with China on Jan. 15 intended as a first phase toward a more comprehensive agreement between the two countries. ...

      Why bosses should let employees surf the web at work

      If you’re like most workers, you don’t spend 100% of your time at the office doing what you’re supposed to be doing. In fact,...

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