In the 1890s, the first public relations professionals began advising the wealthy on how to use philanthropy to placate the public.
Women's roles in the business world partly depended on their status as consumers in the early twentieth century.
Procter & Gamble made its industrially produced soap the basis for a revival of an ancient craft, leading to a huge fad for soap carving.
Donald Trump’s claim that he had a fiduciary duty to minimize his taxes has sparked a conversation about business ethics. Are CEOs obligated to avoid taxes?
There's a whole modern industry devoted to promoting women’s financial literacy.
Boston is considering joining the Atlantic time zone. How did Americans decide on time zones anyway?
Feminism and "women's work" have looked very different for U.S. women depending on their class.
What the ordinary egg has to do with your refrigerator.
Is the New Age Movement only for wealthy white women?
We might question why barbers or florists need licenses. But almost everyone would agree that doctors ought to be licensed.