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Competent monopolists aren’t good monopolists

Ida  Tarbell’s uses her writing to kindle a fire on a tree labelled “Standard Oil Traditional Policy of Silence.” A panicked John D Rockefeller peers out of a squirrel-hole, screaming in alarm.
Ida  Tarbell’s uses her writing to kindle a fire on a tree labelled “Standard Oil Traditional Policy of Silence.” A panicked John D Rockefeller peers out of a squirrel-hole, screaming in alarm.


Companies that can’t offer Black workers money, security, and positions in leadership should expect to lose their talent

Photo by Adeolu Eletu


The nonalcoholic movement reserves 37% of the days in a calendar year, nearly three times as many as Meatless Monday

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Number Crunch

Blockchain technology still leaves digital crumbs behind


Metropolis

Making sense of what’s going on in the red-hot housing market

Photo: Bob Sacha / Getty Images


No Mercy No Malice

Much like an Etch-A-Sketch, Covid has presented an opportunity to envision our lives turned upside down, powder redistributed


And we’d love your help writing it


From meditation app Calm donating to mental health on behalf of Naomi Osaka to brands flying rainbow flags for pride month, corporations will seize any opportunity for cheap publicity

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Your company is not apolitical, no matter what your CEO says

Here is a live shot of an office with no politics in it whatsoever. Photo: Raj Rana/Unsplash


Why the latest publicity stunt by United has plenty of potential to backfire

Image credit: United Airlines

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