In this month’s issue, I explore the sharing economy and what it means for those of us choosing to make our cars, homes, bikes, and […]
As you look around Boston during the next few weeks and find a sea of mortar boards and graduation gowns, it’s worth wondering what, exactly, […]
After defining ourselves for generations by our possessions, a dramatic cultural shift is under way. These days, what matters to a growing number of Americans is not so much ownership as access. And that has made Boston ground zero for a powerful new force in modern life: The sharing economy.
If you are above the age of 15 and were considering a stroll through Quincy Market this weekend, you may just want to reconsider. April […]
Today is Equal Pay Day, a national reminder that U.S. women aren’t paid as much as men, and in fact, make 77 cents for every […]
MIT President Rafael Reif released a statement today announcing the university’s decision to release documents pertaining to the Aaron Swartz case. On Friday, lawyers representing […]
Boston apartment photo via Shutterstock If you’ve lived through the unique torture of trying to find an apartment in Boston, or if you’re experiencing dry heaves at […]