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Paul Krugman: Republicans are stripping our freedoms one by one

<b>(AP Photo/ Francisco Seco)</b><p>“Americans are creeping along the road to serfdom, yoked to corporate employers.”<p>Ilana Novick<p>May 26, 2017 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>America, as Paul Krugman writes in his Monday column, is supposedly "an open society, in which everyone is …

Health Care

Is It Time to Break Up Google?

In just 10 years, the world’s five largest companies by market capitalization have all changed, save for one: Microsoft. Exxon Mobil, General Electric, Citigroup and Shell Oil are out and Apple, Alphabet (the parent company of Google), Amazon and Facebook have taken their place.<p>They’re all tech …

Opinion

Quick, make a list of competitive markets — US repo isn’t on there, is it?

2017-04-07T17:12:40.000Z<p>By: Alexandra Scaggs<p>If competition were to become impaired, I might expect to see greater dispersion in rates within each …

Can an app change human behavior? This behavioral economics professor is banking on it

Whether personal or professional, change is hard. And the cumulative data is <i>not on</i> our side.<p>Take something obviously detrimental, like smoking. A …

Psychology

Google's International Startup Program Gets a Home in San Francisco

Google is trying to win the heart of startups, both internationally and in the bay area.<p>The search giant said on Thursday that it would open office …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

By and<p>Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You …

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …