How to Save the Long-​​Term Unemployed

Some­thing hap­pens when you’ve been out of work for half a year. Employers ignore you com­pletely. That was the con­clu­sion of a new field study by Rand Ghayad, a vis­iting scholar […]

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1book140: Meet J. Nathan Matias

As long­time bookies know all too well, I have occa­sion­ally been derelict in my duties as your lit­erary cruise director here at #1book140. No, no, you doth protest too much. […]

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The Secret Lives of Zipcar Drivers

Fleura Bardhi believed what many of us do about mem­bers of car-​​​​sharing ser­vices like Zipcar. They care about the envi­ron­ment. They want to take cars off the road. They’ve created […]

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Was Mitt Romney a Good Governor?

The Obama campaign’s attempt to make an issue of Mitt Romney’s gov­er­nor­ship quickly descended into spec­tacle Thursday. As the president’s chief strate­gist, David Axelrod, made his case in front of […]

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