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Starbucks Wants to Do Something Genuinely Useful for America: Hire Young People Who Need Work
Dirty WorkAlmost everything that startups get right—and horribly wrong—happened at home-cleaning service Handy.
Uber’s Going to War With New York City. Again.And this time, the ride-hailing service really, really has a point.
The Antonin Scalia “Sick Burn” GeneratorFind out how the Supreme Court justice would insult you.
Europe’s Other Crackdown Azerbaijan is decimating its human rights activists, and why not? It’s faced almost no consequences for its repression.
The Grandparent Trap The shameful problem of elder financial abuse is only going to get worse.
Inside Higher Ed
How Unemployment Rates Shift Choices of Majors When the economy is weak, college students flee liberal arts.
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Inside Out Director Pete Docter Explains Why Pixar Remade Certain Scenes for Foreign Viewers
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