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In the early 1990s, Xerox wasn’t just a company. “To Xerox” was a verb, reflecting the company’s singular focus on producing copying machines, and the dominance they held over that market. But faced with competition from digital imaging, Xerox has...
On the edge of a humble, nameless town, a young boy’s father catches him in women’s lingerie. The man rages, beats his son and burns his clothes. All the while, a Nina Simone record spins. Poet Saeed Jones tells this story in his poem “Boy in...
Protesters gathered at the Texas state capitol in Austin to show support for reproductive rights in July of 2013, as the legislature considered HB2. Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty ImagesNEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court in New Orleans is...
File photo of a hotel cleaning staff member by Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images When you stay in a hotel, how much do you tip the maid? Have you ever forgotten to tip housekeeping altogether? In its gratuity guide, the American Hotel and...
Photo by Flickr user jbdodane Imagine, for a moment, that you’re an international salesman. You work for General Electric, which is one of the biggest producers of freight-hauling locomotives in the world. There’s a demand in South Africa, and you...
Today in the Morning Line: Hillary Clinton back in Iowa for the first time since 2008 loss Republicans pressure Obama to do more The politics of war What does Congress do? She’s ‘baaack’: Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa for the first time...