In the absence of organizational or professional membership, workers experience stark emotional tensions encompassing both the anxiety and fulfillment of working in precarious and personal conditions.
By Gianpiero Petriglieri, Susan J. Ashford, Amy Wrzesniewski (
Building on an inductive, qualitative study of independent workers—people not affiliated with …
Aliko Dangote’s plan to reduce Nigeria’s dependency on fuel imports will carve out an even bigger slice of the nation’s $376 billion economy for his empire.
By By Tom Metcalfand Devon Pendleton (
The best way to appreciate the scale of Aliko Dangote’s empire is to hitch a …
Triclosan is an ubiquitous chemical, found in everything from body wash to lip gloss to deodorant to household cleaners to mouthwash. In 2017, the Food and Drug Administration finalized its ban of triclosan.
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Your daily gob of toothpaste or spritz of body spray might be inadvertently mucking up your antibiotic treatment, …
Without humans to cause accidents, 90% of risk is removed. Insurers are scrambling to prepare. Self-Driving Cars might kill auto insurance as we know it.
By Paul Tullis (
…If nobody’s driving, why do we need auto insurance? Premiums—and company revenue—are based on a driver’s likelihood of …
Trillion-dollar companies going shopping for billion-dollar subsidies should be publicly shamed.
By Derek Thompson (
The Atlantic, Feb. 14, 2019)
Amazon said on Thursday that it will cancel its plans to add a second …
More rides, more money...
By Kathleen Elkins (
CNBC Make It)
Al Castillo, 33, drives full-time for Uber, Lyft and Juno in New York City.
He typically …
No matter where he spends the rest of his career, Kevin Durant is determined to set himself up for success for the rest of his life.
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Life as a two-time NBA Finals MVP and budding entrepreneur can be a little like taking a speedboat …
The rapper talks fame, family, and whether she’ll ever get back together with Offset.
When Cardi B visits her favorite nail salon in the Bronx, she enters through a raggedy hallway …
New York landlords tend to be institutional investors and hedge funds. Small businesses have been having a tough time renting stores, which typically go to chains or temporary luxury businesses.
By Anthony Noto (
New York Business Journal)
Melissa Pittman is a Delta flight attendant based out of New York but makes a 5.5 hour commute from Los Angeles. -- CNBC Make It
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If you want to become a flight attendant for Delta, you’re going to face stiff competition: …