The Pivot

All Hail the Nanny State

How Michael Bloomberg, with his soda and cigarette bans, created a new social justice movement.

Oct. 22 2012 11:52 AMWii RevolutionHow Nintendo saved itself from irrelevance and turned everyone into a gamer.
Oct. 9 2012 3:30 AMDid You Take Your Aspirin Today?How a struggling painkiller was reborn as a heart medicine and earned billions for Bayer.
Sept. 28 2012 3:30 AMAvengers Assemble!How Marvel went from Hollywood also-ran to mastermind of a $1 billion franchise.
Sept. 20 2012 1:03 PMWhat a Comeback!Twenty years ago, English soccer was an international disgrace. How it made one of the most remarkable turnarounds in sports history.
Oct. 17 2012 7:30 AMHow Sweden Saved ItselfWhen its banks failed, the Scandinavian country made a miraculous turnaround. Could the U.S. imitate it?
Oct. 5 2012 3:30 AMBetter Than Fast FoodHow Wendy’s 1980s turnaround changed the fast food business.
Sept. 27 2012 3:52 AMCan Public Schools Really Change?Why New Haven’s ambitious new education strategy might actually succeed.
Sept. 17 2012 3:45 AML.A.’s Transit RevolutionHow a ballot initiative, a visionary mayor, and a quest for growth are turning Los Angeles into America’s next great mass-transit city.