11 Far-Out Projects Funded by Famous Billionaires
August 15, 2013
South African entrepreneur Elon Musk, the Tesla founder who made his name by co-founding PayPal, unveiled plans Monday for a high-speed tubular transportation system called the "Hyperloop," which could shuttle passengers between San Francisco to Los
Can Fast-Food Workers Raise Wages With One-Day Strikes?
August 02, 2013
There's been a remarkable amount of anti-labor rhetoric in America these past few years, even as low-wage workers now comprise approximately a quarter of all U.S. jobs. But this week has raised hopes of an effective counterattack.
The Evolution of the TV Lawyer
July 23, 2013
How the prototypical TV lawyer has changed throughout the ages.
The legal profession's economics may be in trouble. But its office aesthetics remain luxurious.
The Corruption Charges Keep Coming in Montreal
June 17, 2013
This morning, Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum was arrested on 14 charges, including conspiracy and corruption, largely in connection with bribes exchanged in two real-estate deals in a borough where he served as mayor for ten years.