Lizzie O'Leary

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Economics of Disability

When suing your school kicks off a life of advocacy

Jun 22, 2018
Suing your own school comes with a financial toll of its own.

Here's how to negotiate, from the political stage to your family

Jun 15, 2018
Wharton professor Maurice Schweitzer explains the fundamental principles behind the skill.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump during their historic summit at the Capella hotel on Sentosa Island on June 12 in Singapore.
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Following the money in soccer's biggest scandal

Jun 15, 2018
Author Ken Bensinger dives into how the United States put together a case against brazen corruption in the world's most popular sport.
A FIFA logo sits next to the entrance at the FIFA headquarters on June 3, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. 
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Thousands of families displaced by Hurricane Maria are living in hotels. The FEMA program that pays for that is about to end

Jun 15, 2018
Since Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in September 2017, thousands of people have fled the island to come to the mainland. Many of them — some 1,600 families — have been staying at hotels paid for by the Transitional Shelter Assistance program…
Graduating into the Economy

Just graduate college and want to eventually own a home? Follow these easy steps

Jun 8, 2018
OK, so it's not actually as simple as 1, 2, 3 ...

What's the return on investment for bias trainings?

May 25, 2018
We look into how bias trainings work and how companies measure their effectiveness.

Navigating technology in the public sector

May 11, 2018
How are government programs such as SNAP affected by old and new ways of doing business?
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Why people of color charge less for Airbnb rentals in San Francisco

May 11, 2018
A new study examines the role of race in the home rental economy

A not-so-secret war for control of the internet

May 4, 2018
Governments recognize that control of the internet has become a proxy for political power.
Who makes the rules for what can and can't happen on the internet gets complicated.
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Why would a former investment banker want to run Los Angeles schools?

May 4, 2018
Austin Beutner is a former investment banker, deputy mayor and publisher. We asked him about what he brings to LAUSD.
“Schools don't have a bottom line, but that doesn't mean you can't measure and hold accountable,” Austin Beutner says. Above, he attends the Alliance for Children's Rights 25th Anniversary Celebration in Beverly Hills, California.
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