What Kind of Happiness Do People Value Most?

A week of late nights stuck at the office, while not fun exactly, will make one feel satisfied in hindsight, if it results in a major achievement.

What Kind of Happiness Do People Value Most?

By Cassie Mogilner Holmes (HBR.org) What kind of happiness do people want? Is it happiness experienced moment-to-moment? Or is it being able to look back and remember a time as happy? Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman described this distinction as “being happy in your life” versus “being happy about your life.”  Take a moment to ask […]

Separation of migrant families at the border

Trump's executive order will seek to find ways to hold parents and children together.

Separation of migrant families at the border

By  The New York Times  Trump caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order meant to end the separation of families at the border by detaining parents and children together for an indefinite period. “We’re going to have strong — very strong — borders, but we are going to keep the […]

The Company Making Billions Off China’s Worried Parents

It had revenue of $1.72 billion in its fiscal year ended February 2018.

The Company Making Billions Off China’s Worried Parents

By Bloomberg Businessweek TAL’s initials stand for Tomorrow Advancing Life, a none-too-subtle nod to one of the biggest anxieties of middle-class families in the test-based world of Chinese education. Combining in-person coaching and online instruction that lets teachers lecture across the country to multiple classrooms equipped with large video monitors, TAL expects this year to […]

Top 5 Reasons to Cruise With the Family This Summer

Summer is here and the timing is right for a great vacation with the family. Cruises are your ultimate, all-inclusive vacation and present a variety of options to satisfy your entire family.

Top 5 Reasons to Cruise With the Family This Summer

By Victoria Falk, Special to Workers World Today Summer is here and the timing is right for a great vacation with the family. Cruises are your ultimate, all-inclusive vacation and present a variety of options to satisfy your entire family. Here are the top 5 reasons:   There is no need to limit your family […]

More American dads are taking advantage of paid family leave

More states are requiring employers to offer paid family leave to fathers

More American dads are taking advantage of paid family leave

By Elisabeth Buchwald, Market Watch Taking time off from work when a new child arrives isn’t just for moms. Fathers are taking advantage of the benefit too — in the few workplaces that have it. Studies indicate that the first 12 weeks of a baby’s life are the most important weeks of their entire life, […]