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Charlie LeDuff on going home to Detroit, and the problems with ruin porn

Feb 7, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff goes home in his latest book, "Detroit: An American Autopsy."
Posted In: Detroit

Love in the time of data

Feb 5, 2013
For the author of "Data: A Love Story," finding her perfect match was as easy as...creating the right matrix.
Posted In: love, online dating

Giving credit to the government for the bailout

Jan 24, 2013
Alan Blinder, an economist and former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, discusses why he thinks the government doesn't get enough credit for saving the U.S. economy from a much worse fate.
Posted In: bailout, financial bailout, TARP, stimulus, Federal Reserve

The bitter pill of globalization

Jan 7, 2013
A robust global economy spreads wealth -- and pandemics like the flu, SARS, even the plague.
Posted In: Health, disease

What makes a city walkable?

Jan 3, 2013
According to urban planner Jeff Speck, designing cities for cars makes cities "crappy," but making a city walkable is no easy task.
Posted In: Portland, Traffic, cars, walking, city planning

The art of checking in

Dec 20, 2012
Tips for your next hotel stay from a long-time hotelier.
Posted In: hotels, tipping

Ousted Olympus CEO on becoming a whistleblower

Dec 6, 2012
It's been just over a year since Michael Woodford lost his job as the CEO of Olympus after challenging the board with tough questions. Woodford explains what he learned about business culture and personal risk from becoming a whistleblower.
Posted In: whistleblowers, ceo, Japan

Warren Buffett on what he 'gets' about the economy, investing mistakes, and inflation

Nov 28, 2012
Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history, so what does he know about the economy that few others do? Buffet discusses the biggest investment mistake he's ever made, his economic concerns in the year ahead, and how to get the U.S. growing again.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, Investing, Economy

Warren Buffett on Jamie Dimon as Treasury Secretary, the fiscal cliff, and taxes

Nov 27, 2012
All the talk these days is about the likelihood of the U.S. Congress avoiding a fiscal cliff. You know who’s not worried? Warren Buffett. Plus, his views on the next Treasury Secretary, Oreos for breakfast, and taxing the rich.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, fiscal cliff, Jamie Dimon

Joshua Tree's gentrification

Nov 20, 2012
Author Rubén Martínez discusses our relationship with the desert and why we keep returning to it.
Posted In: desert, joshua tree, martinez, gentrification

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