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Avoiding Teacher Layoffs With an Education Bailout

As hundreds of thousands of teachers and staffers brace for layoffs, there might be a federal bailout in their future, too.

 

Today’s Health Hazard: Job Insecurity

More data comes in proving that, for American workers, specifically the older ones, job insecurity is bad for your health.

 

Mass Layoffs and the Lost Boys

New research suggests news of impending large-scale unemployment results in fewer males being born.

 

Will Critique Work for Food

As print newspapers listen nervously to the tolling of the bell, the fine arts and cultural journalism they once hosted searches desperately for a new place to chime.

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Apparently You Can Bring Your Religion to Work

New research says offices that encourage talk of religion actually make for happier workplaces.

Canadian Kids Have a Serious Smoking Problem

Bootleg cigarette sales could be leading Canadian teens to more serious drugs, a recent study finds.

The Hidden Psychology of the Home Ref

That old myth of home field bias isn’t a myth at all; it’s a statistical fact.

A Word of Caution to the Holiday Deal-Makers

Repeat customers—with higher return rates and real bargain-hunting prowess—can have negative effects on a company’s net earnings.

Crowdfunding Works for Science

Scientists just need to put forth some effort.

The Big One

One in two United States senators and two in five House members who left office between 1998 and 2004 became lobbyists. November/December 2014

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