Why Agatha Christie could afford a maid and a nanny but not a car
The counterintuitive principle that explains the modern world.
18 charts that explain the American economy
A fun and colorful way to understand what's happening.
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Amazon still isn't doing enough to stop bait-and-switch reviews
Shady merchants have been gaming Amazon's review system for years.
Why the Fed’s words speak louder than actions
The Fed must control inflation without triggering a recession.
Why battery costs have plunged 89 percent since 2010
A 600-fold increase in battery production made batteries much cheaper.
Tucker Carlson is spreading misinformation about the inflation rate
The Inflation rate is the highest in decades. But it's not close to 15 percent.
Inflation-adjusted college tuition is finally falling
College enrollment has been falling since 2012. The pandemic accelerated the decline.
Why low-paid workers have enjoyed a long wage boom
Booms and busts affect low-wage workers the most.
Biden should allow Zoom visa interviews to ease the labor shortage
A visa backlog has stranded 460,000 potential workers outside the US.