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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.
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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.
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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
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The Stigma of Prefab Homes

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

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

Is income inequality still a pressing global issue?
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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.
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What is Emotional Labor Worth?

Emotional labor is a concept that sociologist Arlie Hochschild developed in the 1983 book The Managed Heart.
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The Birth (and Death?) of Modern Corporations

To imagine the end of modern corporations as we currently know them, it helps to go back to their birth.
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Why Everyone Thinks They’re a Victim of Tax Policy

The House of Representatives recently agreed to extend some business tax breaks retroactively into 2014. But the Wall ...