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Politics
The former Massachusetts governor’s private equity firm put thousands of retail workers out of work. And though Patrick was not involved in the Toys 'R' Us debacle, activists want to know his plans for reform.
Politics
The former Massachusetts governor's announcement video suggests he was the first in his family to go to college, but his father apparently went before him.
Politics
Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive, is “the poster child for how Trump is betraying America’s working families," they say.
Science
Sure, you can probably tell that at least some of your meetings last too long (your co-worker snoring into his clasped hands
Business
Over the years, many critics have attacked Taylor's theory. Today you're unlikely to meet one of his acolytes, but Taylor remains an influential if controversial figure a century after his death. Perhaps Taylorism's crowning achievement was that it represented the earliest known attempt to apply science to the field of management. Even now this is an open debate: Is management a true science?
Women
In order to close the ambition gap, however, those who already hold positions of power, and are frustrated with the lack of young women excelling at work, will have the next move, guiding us as we take our first steps into the workforce.
Business
Wealthy fund managers employ an army of tax advisors to make sure they do not miss any opportunity to get a tax break. As Warren Buffett pointed out, the mega rich already pay a lower tax rate on their incomes than the average worker.
Business
Many of the women did not find the values and ideals encouraged within their company for promotions to be particularly inspirational
Business
Now Burger King is asking us to swallow something even unhealthier than their food and lower than their pay. They are asking us to let them off from paying many of the taxes that sustain the very infrastructure, courts, education system and food safety system that enables them to stay in business.
Impact
While incredibly supportive of the social enterprise movement, Kevin Jones cautioned that TOMS may have to take care to ensure
Business
TOMS markets itself as an ethical footwear company, donating one pair of shoes to a child in need in a developing country
Business
"The fight against Bain Capital and Ares Management for fair pay and decent health care for the Guitar Center workers is
Business
The clinic parking lot is jammed at 10:30 on a Monday morning. Inside a bustling waiting room, patients talk to staff members
Politics
Wall Street's methods and values are antithetical to the nation's long-term economic viability. The health of the economy should be measured by what it contributes to the well-being of individuals, families, and communities -- not the other way around.
Business
"RWDSU is campaigning not just with us but elsewhere. They have a business model that they need to maintain," he said. "We've
Business
The union has said it intends to take its campaign to Guitar Centers throughout the country, and RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum
Comedy
The same guys who brought us some of the biggest political missteps in American history have now unveiled a chronicle of all the other missteps they had in mind but never got a chance to execute. I'm talking about the Romney Readiness Project 2012.
Politics
A top liberal SuperPAC in the 2012 election had undisclosed financial ties to the private equity firm Bain Capital — something