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Inside the current landscape of socially conscious investing
by David Brancaccio , Rose Conlon and Erika SoderstromJul 6, 2022
The values-driven ESG framework has recently grown in popularity ... and attracted criticism.
Roe v. Wade has been overturned. What happens now?
Jun 24, 2022
The generational ruling from the court brings to light many economic questions — and consequences.
On "Severance": Why you should balance work and life instead of separating them entirely
Jun 24, 2022
The hit Apple TV+ series "Severance" offers searing commentary on corporate values, organized labor and finding purpose at work.
Is China's an upwardly mobile society? “Ascension” examines the Chinese dream.
by David Brancaccio , Jennifer Pak and Rose ConlonJun 23, 2022
The Oscar-nominated documentary explores the rise of China's middle class, zeroing in on an economy in transition.
Merck Mercuriadis says hit songs are in an asset class all their own
Jun 14, 2022
The Hipgnosis founder says his goal is to make money for shareholders and “change where the songwriter sits in the economic equation.”
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on inflation, gun control and why governments shouldn't punish businesses
Jun 13, 2022
"I don’t believe it’s the role of government to punish private businesses because we don’t like what they say or do," Hutchinson told Marketplace.
How to rank the world’s economic superpowers, according to Ray Dalio
Jun 3, 2022
Also, why Dalio says we’re entering a period of stagflation.
The argument against the Fed creating a central bank digital currency
Jun 2, 2022
“It's hard to find a clear reason to have [a CBDC], and, in fact, there are a lot of reasons not to,” says the Roosevelt Institute’s Chris Hughes.
A 3-pronged approach to adopting clean power
by Andy Uhler , Rose Conlon and Meredith GarretsonMay 30, 2022
In a new book, "Confronting Climate Gridlock," Rice University’s Daniel Cohan says technological innovation is only one piece of the puzzle.
What Biden's executive order on policing does, and doesn't do
May 27, 2022
The National Urban League's Marc Morial says the order is limited and not a replacement for legislation.