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?
Pinterest and Hairspray: Marketing “girly” stuff to men
Marketing any product that's been branded as "feminine" to men has long been a tough task.
What is Emotional Labor Worth?
Emotional labor is a concept that sociologist Arlie Hochschild developed in the 1983 book The Managed Heart.