What Happens to Kids When You Give Families a Universal Basic Income?

A town in Cherokee, North Carolina is an experiment on how a universal basic income affects kids.

Why Higher Pay Can Be Good for Business

Higher pay for workers can be a good move for firms even beyond PR.

Why Bias Helps News Channels—and Maybe Viewers Too

According to a 2005 paper about bias in newspapers, reporting that tries to play things straight down the middle isn't necessarily a winning move.

The Origins of Secret Swiss Bank Accounts

The uncovering the mystery and dispelling the myths of Swiss Bank Accounts

GMOs, Inequality and World Hunger

In a 2008 paper for the British Journal of Criminology, Reese Walters looked at GMO crops from an entirely different perspective.

How Real Estate Became a Global Commodity

A New York Times investigation is looking at the purchase of New York real estate by wealthy buyers from other countries.

Day Care: When School’s Snowed Out, Who Watches the Kids?

For a lot of dual-earner and single-parent families, there's no good solution for day care on a busy workday

The Stigma of Prefab Homes

The Wall Street Journal reports that million-dollar prefab homes are a growing trend in Europe

Usury in Historical Perspective

The Journal of Business Ethics present debates around lending and usury that go back to the beginnings of human history.

Does Global Inequality Matter?

Is income inequality still a pressing global issue?