Merlyn Argueta

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Donald Trump, Jews and the myth of race: How Jews gradually became “white,” and how that changed America

Until the 1940s, Jews in America were considered a separate race. Their journey to whiteness has important lessons<p>Earlier this year, President Trump denounced the desecration of Jewish cemeteries. But he has said almost nothing about the murder of a black New Yorker last month by a racist military …

How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

How you work is far more important than how much you work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or 20 hours more per week than …

Emergency Prep: How to Put Your Life in a Backpack

If you had to leave home—right now—because of an emergency, what would you grab? Once people and pets were out of harm's way, what else would you …

19 No-Brainer Hacks That'll Make Your Home Really Organized

Easy breezy.

Crash course: what the Great Depression reveals about our future

As the summer of 1929 drew to a close, the celebrated Yale university economist Irving Fisher took to the pages of the New York Times to opine about Wall Street. Share prices had been rising all year; investors had been speculating with borrowed money on the assumption that the good times would …

Economics

Blame Trump For Immigration Problems? Try A Mirror

The temptation to blame is high. If there’s a problem with the car, you blame the last mechanic that looked at it. A problem with a restaurant meal, blame the waiter who brought it over.<p>We’re currently in a combination of blame and denial when it comes to immigration. Look at social media, read …

Mass deportations aren't just inhumane — they're bad business

While the ethical issues with mass deportations have received lots of attention, the economics haven't been explored as comprehensively. And the costs of mass deportations will likely be significant.<p>These include the impact on economic growth and the labor force, which have received some coverage, …

Why rejection hurts so much — and what you can do to ease the pain

Whether the rejection is large or small, it still hurts, and it's often more painful than we expect.<p>Psychologist Guy Winch is the author of the book 'Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,' which outlines why we feel so bad when we're rejected and what we …