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21 января, 15:00

The Invasion of the German Board Games

Their peaceful premises and intricate rule systems are changing the way Americans play—and helping shape an industry in the process.

19 января, 15:00

Craft Beer Is the Strangest, Happiest Economic Story in America

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Corporate goliaths are taking over the U.S. economy. Yet small breweries are thriving. Why?

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19 января, 08:00

Radio Atlantic: Bricks, Clicks, and the Future of Shopping

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Gillian White joins us to discuss dramatic changes underway in retail and what the industry's troubles mean for the country.

18 января, 20:37

The Problem With Courting Amazon

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When cities compete to attract big employers, the country as a whole suffers.

16 января, 22:08

Is This the Beginning of the End of the Bitcoin Bubble?

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The cryptocurrency was meant to be stateless and leaderless. Ironically, the culprits of its latest plunge are ... state leaders.

14 января, 18:36

Low-Wage Workers Finally Get a Raise

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Full employment and state policies are aiding the working poor, though some companies are giving Trump's tax cut the credit.

14 января, 15:00

Diet Coke's Moment of Panic

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The problem with the soda is right there in the name: It’s neither healthy-seeming enough to thrive as a diet drink nor tasty enough to thrive as a cola.

13 января, 16:00

Pushing Out Immigrants Isn't About the Economy

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Donald Trump's widely reported 'shithole' remark dismantles the economic argument against foreigners.

12 января, 17:00

The State of the Food Industry Is Rotten

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A new Netflix documentary series tries to shine a light on how corporate malfeasance and fraud affects everything we eat.

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11 января, 15:00

The Brutal Math of Gender Inequality in Hollywood

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Of the top 250 films of 2017, 88 percent had no female directors, 83 percent had no female writers, and 96 percent had no female cinematographers.

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10 января, 19:33

It Is Silly Season in the Land of Cryptocurrency

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The excitement about bitcoin and blockchain is sort of like the dot-com bubble—if nobody in 2000 was quite sure what the internet was for.

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10 января, 15:00

A Tiny Texas Town Takes a Chance on Medical Marijuana

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Schulenburg, with fewer than 3,000 residents and a polka museum, seems an unlikely place for some of the state’s first legal sales of the drug.