Someday soon, will all our jobs involve keeping extraordinarily rich people entertained?
These days, that prospect doesn’t seem all that far-fetched.
New York has a new mayor who wants to remake his deeply unequal city into much more than a playground for the super-rich. The experts who track global wealth trends think he’ll fail.
A recent report from Knight Frank, a global consultancy firm, is predicting...
Exactly 25 years ago, the British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee conceptually “invented” the World Wide Web — and set in motion a process that would rapidly make the online world an essential part of our daily lives.
By 1995, 14 percent of...
The two cousins who run the private equity giant KKR took home an astounding total of $327 million in 2013, new regulatory filings reveal.
Much of this lush windfall came via “carried interest,” Wall Street-speak for the cut that private equity kingpins...
Back in the infancy of the Internet Age, our hippest policy wonks orated endlessly about the emerging “information superhighway.”
But that mouthful of a moniker would soon fall out of fashion. Anyone today who talks about the “information...
When General Motors named Mary Barra the company’s new CEO in December, the announcement made instant headlines. No woman had ever steered a major global automaker.
But the hurrahs for GM’s historic hire turned into hoots of derision when a company filing...
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