We all ponder them when standing in the cereal aisle of the grocery store, but why do we even have nutrition labels on our foods?
For a burgeoning consumer society, store-bought flags and bonnets offered proof that commercialism could go hand in hand with heartfelt emotion.
The oppressions of Homo sapiens and other species in the US livestock industry aren’t distinct from one another—they’re mutually constitutive.
Fashion houses in 1920s Paris used copyright laws to protect their designs. In New York, not so much.
American oilman Lyman Stewart embodied the uniquely American paradoxes of what would become capitalist Christian fundamentalism and the prosperity gospel.
The sale of celebrity memorabilia increases in the weeks following their death.
When it seemed that steel had lost its gleam with American consumers, the industry turned to marketing to make it shine again.
The effects of climate change are already being felt by some ski resorts, but filling in the slopes with artificial snow may not be a good solution.
Take the case of Tiger Woods’ whose reputation took a nosedive after his many affairs came to light in November 2009.
Americans in "The Great Resignation" and "Strikevember" are the heirs of the 1936-1937 sit-down strike by auto workers in Flint, Michigan.