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According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, the number of people in the global labor force will reach 3.5 billion by 2030 — and yet there will still be a shortage of skilled workers. The result
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Ontario Pope has long struggled to stretch his McDonald's paycheck to cover the basics and provide for his four young children. But even after more than nine years with the fast-food chain, the 31-year-old
Hurricane Harvey: Houston's flooding made worse by unchecked urban development and wetland destruction
Since Houston, Texas was founded nearly two centuries ago, Houstonians have been treating its wetlands as stinky, mosquito-infested blots in need of drainage. Even after it became a widely accepted scientific
We think we are escaping ourselves when we read literature, but we might be going deeper into our interior worlds through the therapy of reading The understanding that literature can comfort, console heal