Marjorie E. Wood

10/30/2014 - 1:57pm

    Tiffany Beroid, a mother and Wal-Mart employee in Laurel, Maryland, was forced to drop out of college because of her employer’s low wages and erratic scheduling practices.

    When she spoke out about the problems she faced, Wal-Mart fired her...

09/04/2014 - 1:06pm

    You’ve surely heard many things about the Affordable Care Act, including the website headaches that embarrassed the Obama administration during the new program’s rollout.

    But you...

08/10/2014 - 7:25pm

    Wal-Mart loves keeping track of data. For instance, the retail giant’s researchers know that before and after major storms, customers buy strawberry Pop-Tarts at a rate that’s seven times faster than normal.

    How does Wal-Mart use this data? To stock its...

07/03/2014 - 4:25pm

    In May, students and professors at Cooper Union — an art, architecture, and engineering college in New York City — filed a lawsuit against the school’s Board of Trustees.

    Known as the Committee to Save Cooper Union, the group is pursuing legal action...

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