I know firsthand that having kids while young is penalized at work. If we're worried about declining birth rates, workplaces need to start supporting young motherhood.
We can't talk about declining birth rates without addressing how companies discourage women from having children during their most fertile years.
Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect says admin sources tell him "Biden is likely to name a new Fed chair." We should hope his sources are wrong.
As a teacher, I see the Republican Florida law requiring students and staff to expose their political beliefs as a gross government overreach
The Republican Party is always going on about government overreach. It passed a law in Florida mandating students note their political beliefs.
Voter fraud lies are now mainstream in the Republican Party, and some foreign leaders are adopting Trump's tactics — refusing to admit that they lost.
I'm a millionaire businessman who was arrested for protesting with restaurant workers. We demand better wages for the employees running our economy.
The House did its job. Now the Senate needs to pass the Raise the Wage Act and finally give tipped workers the support they need.
White farmers blocked a much-needed federal relief program for Black farmers. The saga proves Black farmers won't overcome racism unless they take their economic future into their own hands.
Banks have long used discriminatory policies against Black farmers. Those farmers should take matters into their own hands.
The fight to protect voting rights at the federal level is dead. But there's still a glimmer of hope.
It's clear that Congress and the Supreme Court won't stem the tide of anti-voting rights laws. The fight is going to have to come at the state level.
We are lawmakers from 5 states that finally put an end to child marriage. It's past time for the other 45 US states to follow our lead.
Legislators from the 5 states that have banned child marriage call on the other 45 states to end this human rights abuse in the US.
China's recent measures to curb its companies from going public in the US are a sign that its aggressive nationalism has come to financial markets.
The space race between Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson isn't about saving Earth — it's a PR stunt by billionaires trying to pretend they care about the rest of us
Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson say they're committed to combatting climate change, but they're still involved in carbon-heavy businesses.
The JEDI program was a huge vote of confidence for Microsoft from its most important customer, the US government.
Biden's big jobs plan will actually hurt low-income and minority Americans' chances of owning a home
The Biden administration should stop building barriers to homeownership and instead support policies that will help first-time homebuyers.
China's iron grip on Hollywood began in 1998 with a Martin Scorsese movie and a groveling apology from Disney
In 1998, Disney disavowed Scorsese's Dalai Lama biopic "Kundun." The Chinese Communist Party has called the shots in Hollywood ever since.
The good news: wages are soaring. The bad news: millions of Americans are still unemployed. But there's reason to think the two will even out soon.
A new McKinsey study shows that inclusion isn't just compatible with economic growth — it's absolutely necessary
Eliminating economic discrimination against POC and women could help add trillions of dollars to the GDP, says JP Julien.
SCOTT GALLOWAY: No industry is more ripe for disruption than banking, and this herd of upstart unicorns is ready to trample the establishment
"Chase and Wells Fargo savings accounts are offering, no joke, 0.01% interest, while neobanks like Ally and Chime offer 0.5% — 50x the competition."
America's cities are crumbling, and all politicians can focus on are absurd 'smart-city' plans. But these dystopian ideas will only make people's lives worse.
In the face of collapsing buildings and unprecedented heat waves, tech solutions to urban challenges seem laughable. We need a new city vision.
His record gives me pause. But he's said the right things about what he'd do as mayor, and he'd have unusual power to get them done.
Black women athletes have to face their opponents while also being penalized for being themselves. It isn't fair.
Biden promised to claw back $700 billion by cracking down on tax cheats. His plan is doomed to fail unless he gives the people chasing tax dodgers the tools they need.
The IRS needs more than a one-time cash injection to chase down tax cheats or we'll never be able to meet Biden's $700 billion goal.
Companies letting more and more employees go remote aren't interested in worker well-being — just boosting their bottom lines
A digital workplace isn't the solution to worker struggles, and the past year proved it. Turns out, bosses don't need an office to maintain control.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom lays out why President Biden and Congress need to go big and pass the bipartisan infrastructure plan to help states.
If you want to see just how badly workers in the US get screwed over, just look at how baseball players are treated
Baseball management, especially in the minor leagues, is symptomatic of how workers are treated across the country.
Banning critical race theory will create weak, power-worshipping Americans susceptible to authoritarian leaders
The panic about critical race theory is driven by people who understand that Americans can be manipulated by fear, and fear is bad for democracy.
Handshakes are a way for humans to communicate — brain to brain — unconsciously, writes Moran Cerf. He predicts they'll never really go away.
Cooking over a charcoal or wood fire is versatile, produces better results, and is above all fun. So go out and grill.
The pandemic has exposed the problems with America's paper-thin supply chains. Industries have to change if the US wants to avoid another catastrophe.
Companies are already shifting away from "just-in-time" inventory management, which has been the source of unprecedented shortages across industries.
Guy Fieri is fighting for struggling restaurant owners — too bad he doesn't care as much about their workers
In an interview. Fieri dismissed hundreds of thousands of workers who lost their jobs as lazy and said his restaurants had "no need for a union."
Elon Musk is losing his power over the crypto community after his latest tweets failed to boost dogecoin or bitcoin
Critics have slammed the Tesla CEO for sending prices on a rollercoaster and potentially manipulating the market.
21-year-old US Olympic sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson used legal marijuana to cope with the trauma of her mother's death. Banning her is shameful.
SCOTT GALLOWAY: Robinhood is capitalizing on the addictive nature of day trading — and it's killing us
"The company's mission to 'democratize finance for all' is similar to Pablo Escobar saying his mission was to 'democratize cocaine.'"
Amazon filed a motion to request FTC Chair Lina Khan's recusal from matters regarding the company. It's not the only company that should be worried.
Your grill is dirty, has poor temperature control, and allows fat to drip into the flame and flare up. So instead of grilling, just cook indoors.
4,000 Americans were sent home from prison during COVID. They repaired their lives, but now could be forced back to prison because of a ridiculous technicality.
More than 4,000 nonviolent offenders serving their sentences at home might have to go back to prison, unless the Biden administration takes action.
Rep. Paul Gosar keeps hanging out with white nationalists, and GOP leaders don't do a thing about it
Rep. Paul Gosar's connection to the white nationalist Nicholas Fuentes should be disqualifying, but Republicans won't condemn him.
Callum Williams researched the history of post-pandemic recovery and found that moments of crisis were often followed by social unrest.
Structural inequality is keeping Black and Latino Americans poorer than white Americans. Congress can help fix that.
The 14 House GOP members who voted against making Juneteenth a holiday should be treated as pariahs.
The FDA is broken. Its controversial approval of an ineffective new Alzheimer's drug proves the agency puts profit over public health.
Because of how drug research is funded and the profit incentives of the FDA, most newly-approved drugs are ineffective and often harmful.
Belgium's Prime Minister shares 4 lessons on how the European country is outpacing the US in vaccination rates
"There's no better promotion for vaccinations than word-by-mouth," said PM Alexander De Croo in a phone interview with author Peter Vanham.
I was an American diplomat for 12 years, traveling and immersing myself in cultures around the world. Here's what you can learn from diplomats when you're traveling
If you're traveling the world, you might want to take a few pointers from professional travelers: diplomats.
How the Black tech community is leveraging business models that made hip-hop become a massive cultural and business phenomenon
"Hip hop emerged out of Black voices being suppressed," says filmmaker Josh Otis Miller. "Imagine a world where Black ideas and Black tech businesses get a voice."
America's healthcare system is fatphobic. Doctors need to finally treat fat people with respect and prioritize their health.
The pandemic pulled the curtain back on medical fatphobia. Everyone deserves to have their health taken seriously by doctors.
The market and the Federal Reserve are telling different stories about inflation — and there's good reason to think investors have it right
The market thinks the Fed is worrying too much about inflation and they'll eventually come to their senses. That's probably going to end up right.
The package would spend a lot, but it's not clear it addresses known problems about waste in capital projects. At least the pay-fors aren't stupid.
SCOTT GALLOWAY: Colonizing Mars will not happen in our lifetime and the billionaire obsession with space makes absolutely no sense
Sending billionaires into space is "ground zero for everything that is right and wrong with society — we should focus on the planet we already have."
The weird features of the pandemic recovery could teach us a lot about growth, inflation, and inequality — but the GOP doesn't want to hear it.
Problematic toys, absent-minded gaffes, and violations of social-media policies you don't even know exist can get you kicked out of school.
Carl Nassib's coming out stands to make life a lot better for gay college and professional athletes. He can't be the only one.
I was a Division I college-football player. The Supreme Court's NCAA ruling isn't just a huge moment for college athletes — it's a major warning to America's biggest businesses.
The Supreme Court's ruling not only weakens the NCAA's tight grip on college sports but also shows it's open to action against modern monopolies.