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Beware the Contract Clause Loading US Workers With Debt

The bite of a TRAP can be particularly painful when a worker has been led to believe that it won’t be used. Scally could not afford to pay her debt to PetSmart...

The Rise and Fall of a Bitcoin Mining Sensation

It was 8:45 in the morning of June 13 when Bill Stewart, the CEO of Maine-based bitcoin mining business Dynamics Mining, received a call from one of his employees. “He's like, ‘Every...

What Twitter’s Move to Shutter Offices Signals for Big Tech

Twitter executives can currently travel the world by globe-trotting among the company’s 38 offices, from San Francisco, Sydney, and Seoul to New Delhi, London, and Dublin.But not for much longer. On July...

Wikipedia Articles Sway Some Legal Judgments

In 2005, the Irish Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman who sued a landowner for compensation in 1997 after she lost her footing while watching the sunset and tumbled over...

How Siestas Might Help Europe Survive Deadly Heat Waves

For years, there have been concerns in Spain that this is not the best way to do business. In 2016, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy tried to abolish the long lunch break, to...

Kenya’s Threat to Ban Facebook Could Backfire

In June, Global Witness and Foxglove found that Meta continued to approve ads in Amharic targeting Ethiopian users that included hate speech and calls for violence. Facebook has been implicated in spreading...

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6 Best Beaches in Belize to Visit in August 2022

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Mexican Demonstrators Ask Digital NomadsTto Stay Away 

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‘They’re Waiting for Me to Die’: A 72-Year-Old Runner Will Not Let This Race Go

Marge Hickman is the most prolific female runner in the Leadville Trail 100-mile race. She hasn’t finished in more than a decade, but she’s...