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In a new book, Michael Patrick F. Smith reflects on his time working on an oil field in North Dakota.
In her new book, "The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together," Heather McGhee looks at how racism drained not only public pools, but also public support for universal healthcare and other "big government" policies.
Like all Kentucky bourbons, the famous whiskey brand owes its origin to American tax law.
In this book excerpt, Deborah Stone examines the way we calculate unemployment numbers.
In this book excerpt, author Benjamin Lorr explains how cardboard boxes, cardstock and tin cans led to a revolution in consumer products.