In an audacious experiment, Finland is giving some residents a “basic income” of $16,000 for two years, no strings attached. Here’s what two of them did with the money.
January 15, 2018 Issue
And it could do it while eliminating herbicides, replenishing topsoil, and reducing carbon consumption. If all goes to plan.
Think Penn Station is bad? Let’s go into the crumbling, disaster-prone tunnels that lie beneath.
Gregg Popovich, the crusty, ingenious NBA coach, will never write the management advice guide that business needs. So we wrote it for him.
Investing in the momentum is tempting. But it’s not really about the economy—and that’s scary.
Low taxes or free, high-quality medical services: Pick one.
The long-awaited ramp-up for the company’s lower-priced EV just got pushed back another three months. Some investors wonder if Musk will have to raise more cash.
The retailer has become the biggest seller of beauty products online. Upscale brands worry about its lack of cachet.
The world’s biggest furniture retailer wants younger shoppers who don’t drive.
At least two dozen times, the San Francisco headquarters locked down equipment in foreign offices to shield files from police raids.
Israel’s Medial offers less-invasive, more data-driven assessments to resistant patients.
Women in finance have been grabbed, humiliated, and propositioned but have kept quiet because of the industry’s culture, 20 interviews show.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has raised its hand. Some think it’s going too fast.
He’s spent a quarter century advocating for making power a local matter. Now communities that want more renewable energy can buy their own.
Guerrillas have resumed attacks on critical energy infrastructure, threatening the government’s pursuit of foreign investors.
A law forcing banks in the Palestinian territories to extend at least 40% of their credit to locals is fueling a spending spree
Jeff Sessions’ stance against marijuana threatens to open a rift inside the party, pitting social conservatives against younger, more libertarian, and business-minded members.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, embarrassed by his late-night trip to the White House, is back at it, pushing a case that the FBI wrongly used the dossier to win surveillance warrants of Trump associates.
The president’s decision to withhold $2 billion of security aid could alienate a key U.S. ally in the fight against terrorism, and one with nuclear weapons at that.
Hot spots like Le Coucou, the Office, the Grill, and Del Mar are heralding a return to formality that diners have hungered for.
MySwing can turn pros into contenders and amateurs into boardroom legends.
Mitts by Hestra, Dents, and Causse Gantier are having a moment.
Revival Cycles uses vintage stock and cutting-edge engineering to create two-wheeled masterpieces.
Two formerly obese economists say the key to losing weight is to use basic principles such as austerity, meta-rules, and budgeting.
Sardinian design company Pretziada has created an homage to the Italian hearth.
C.W. Nicol, already a best-selling author, actor, adventurer, and whisky mogul, adds environmentalist to his C.V.