None of these grantees receives his or her award for being good with money — though perhaps the fact that so many of them have made it to mid-life without trust funds and without giving up speaks for itself.
The Guardian reports that tackling gender inequality in the developing world would generate an immense amount of wealth — $12 trillion, in fact.
If the deficit falls and there’s no one around to hear it, does it make a sound?
One of our readers sent us an article with cautionary tales of seniors struggling to get by because they don’t have enough for retirement.
Some good news on the pay equity front: ladies now command higher salaries than dudes, on average, at least in their twenties and at least in jolly old England.
In the Times this week, psychologist and author Barry “Paradox Of Choice” Schwartz pointed out that the vast majority of us don’t like our jobs or find them meaningful, and that that’s a huge waste of human potential.
There are guns in ads everywhere you look. Not ads for guns, per se, but ads that glamorize guns, that offer them as tempting solutions to the problem of other people.
It’s impressive enough to be a Genius — like, officially a Genius, as recognized by a MacArthur Grant. It’s even more impressive to be a good person. Poet Heather McHugh has proven herself to be both at once.
Our Litigious Society: Customer chooses to eat at restaurant famous for throwing rolls at customers; gets hit by a thrown roll; sues for $25,000.