Food banks can operate on a large scale that requires expensive equipment and skilled management. Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty ImagesMost food banks, homeless shelters and other social services nonprofits constantly face hard decisions about how to use their limited funds. Should they spend as much as possible on meeting the immediate needs of people who need help?
American workplaces talk a lot about diversity these days. In fact, you’d have a hard time finding a company that says it doesn’t value the principle.
Cars lined up for gasoline in New Jersey in 1973 as supplies ran low and prices shot upward. Frederic Lewis/Archive Photos/Getty ImagesFifty years ago, a secret deal among Arab governments triggered one of the most traumatic economic crises to afflict the United States and other big oil importers.
The world's newest Nobel laureate takes a bow. Carlin Stiehl/Getty ImagesEconomic history has long been chronicled through a male lens, emphasizing the contributions of men and their viewpoints. For proof, just look to the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. It’s been awarded to 90 men since 1969 – and just three women.
UAW union members picket in front of a Stellantis distribution center on Sept. 25, 2023, in Carrollton, Texas.
Legos are designed to last for decades. That posed a challenge when the toymaker tried to switch to recycled plastics.