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In Boston, just getting to work is a job in itself

Feb 24, 2015
This winter's record snowfall has hobbled the city's mass-transit system.
Posted In: boston, public transportation, winter 2015, business
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Japan prepares to vote

Dec 12, 2014
Here’s a bright idea: in the middle of a recession, call an election.
Posted In: business, Shinzo Abe, Japan, japan election
A Viking-style conference table.

Outsourcing the board of directors

Nov 28, 2014
Law professors make a radical proposal: Scrap the traditional board of directors.
Posted In: outsourcing, board of directors, business
 Members of the Knights of Columbus, take part in Columbus Day ceremonies in Washington, D.C.

Your boss doesn't care about Columbus Day

Oct 13, 2014
Very few businesses took the day off.
Posted In: Columbus Day, business, holiday
Glenn Ragland jazz musician and poet

When the going gets rough, some sell poems

Sep 15, 2014
A story of an out-of-work jazz drummer who is trying to make it work.
Posted In: poetry, Economy, business, Music

The cost of travel, according to the federal government

Aug 18, 2014
Some hotels set their rates based on the federal standard.
Posted In: federal government, Travel, business
Wal-Mart market

Why won't small firms work with Wal-Mart?

Aug 14, 2014
Some small firms find their deals with Wal-Mart more valuable than their worth.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, business, Small Business
keyboard delete

Daimler and the disappearing emails

Aug 14, 2014
Employees now have the option to delete all email that arrives during vacation.
Posted In: business, email, German, holiday
US-Africa

U.S. companies pledge $14 billion in Africa investment

Aug 5, 2014
Energy shortages are an obstacle to business and an opportunity for investment.
Posted In: Africa, business, foreign investment
Twitter

Twitter is relying on the Underwear Gnomes Profit Plan

Jul 30, 2014
Twitter lost money, but gained users - part of their strategy.
Posted In: Twitter, business, south park

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