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IBM Now Has More Employees in India Than in the U.S.

IBM has shifted its center of gravity halfway around the world to India, making it a high-tech example of the globalization trends that the Trump administration has railed against.


How to Manage Finances, From Successful Women

As founder and CEO of Chicago investment bank Verit Advisors, Mary Josephs is used to setting goals — and crushing them. And she approaches managing her family’s wealth in the same way.

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Facing Poverty, Academics Turn to Sex Work and Sleeping in Cars

Adjunct professors in America face low pay and long hours without the security of full-time faculty. Some, on the brink of homelessness, take desperate measures


Feel That Post-Recession Bounce? The Rich Feel It the Most

Eight years after the Great Recession officially ended, the fruits of economic growth are finally spreading to low-wage workers, racial and ethnic minorities and other groups that were largely left out of the early stages of the recovery.


What Ever Happened to the Russian Revolution?

We journey through Vladimir Putin’s Russia to measure the aftershocks of the political explosion that rocked the world a century ago.


The Jones Act, the Obscure 1920 Shipping Regulation Strangling Puerto Rico, Explained

The island of Puerto Rico is devastated, with millions lacking power, infrastructure destroyed, homes damaged, and an entire year’s worth of agricultural output essentially ruined. Like any disaster-struck place, it will be in need of supplies brought it from elsewhere in the country.


Man Partly Wakes From 15-Year Vegetative State—What It Means

The 35-year-old was able to turn his head and react to visual cues after doctors put a device in his chest that stimulates the vagus nerve.


Boston University’s CTE Breakthrough Could Forever Change Football

The ability to detect brain disease while players are still alive and active will be a massive win for player safety—and a massive problem for the viability of the game


Women Aren't Nags—We're Just Fed Up

Emotional labor is the unpaid job men still don't understand.


Facebook’s Ad-Targeting Problem, Captured in a Literal Shade of Gray

For a sense of the dilemma confronting Facebook over its ad-targeting system, consider the following word: confederate.


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