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Town Fears G.O.P. Tax Plan Will Erode Its Egalitarian Pillars

Town Fears G.O.P. Tax Plan Will Erode Its Egalitarian Pillars

Columbia, Md., is a planned community created in the 1960s with the idea that a janitor could live alongside a chief executive.

French Labor Overhaul Led by Unusual Figure: A Business Executive

French Labor Overhaul Led by Unusual Figure: A Business Executive

Muriel Pénicaud, France’s labor minister and the person charged with pushing through reform, is unapologetic about the changes she wants to implement. “There’s an urgency to take action, because the world has changed,” she said.

Is Indianapolis Cool Enough for Amazon? It Just Might Be

Is Indianapolis Cool Enough for Amazon? It Just Might Be

“Indianapolis has done what may be the best urban redevelopment I’ve seen in this country,” said Bob Stutz, chief executive of Salesforce.com’s Marketing Cloud, which is based in the city.

Financial World’s A-List Could Take Hollywood’s Cue on Inclusion

Financial World’s A-List Could Take Hollywood’s Cue on Inclusion

Frances McDormand pushed for diversity during her acceptance speech at the Academy Awards.

Ad Warns Riders About Uber and Lyft, but Some Call It Alarmist

Ad Warns Riders About Uber and Lyft, but Some Call It Alarmist

Pamela Anderson getting into a car she summoned with a ride-hailing app in a new ad that warns about such services’ safety risks.

A Call for Competence, Fairness and Leadership in Europe

A Call for Competence, Fairness and Leadership in Europe

David Cameron, the British prime minister, speaking at a Conservative Party conference this month. He laid out a liberal, centrist vision of a society where everybody had opportunity.

Volkswagen Set to Oust Matthias Müller as C.E.O. After Diesel Scandal

Volkswagen Set to Oust Matthias Müller as C.E.O. After Diesel Scandal

Matthias Müller, center, has spent his whole career at Volkswagen and became chief executive after the company admitted in September 2015 that it had cheated on diesel emissions tests.

In a Trade War, China Might Boycott U.S. Goods. That Could Backfire.

In a Trade War, China Might Boycott U.S. Goods. That Could Backfire.

A Nike store in Beijing. Many of the goods that Nike and other American companies produce are assembled by Chinese workers.

The West Hoped for Democracy in Turkey. Erdogan Had Other Ideas.

The West Hoped for Democracy in Turkey. Erdogan Had Other Ideas.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, then Turkey’s prime minister, in 2008. As Mr. Erdogan sought to secure a place for his country in the European Union, he presented himself as a moderate and modernizing Muslim leader.

Memo From the Boss: You’re a Vegetarian Now

Memo From the Boss: You’re a Vegetarian Now

“The headline has been ‘meat-free,’ but this is a much larger effort to develop personal accountability in our team,” Miguel McKelvey, the chief culture officer of WeWork, said of the company’s move toward vegetarian practices.

Investors Betting Against Tesla Made $1 Billion on Friday

Investors Betting Against Tesla Made $1 Billion on Friday

The slide in Tesla’s shares after Elon Musk’s interview with The New York Times generated more than $1 billion in profits for short-sellers.

Google’s JD.com Deal Shows Silicon Valley Still Wants In on China

Google’s JD.com Deal Shows Silicon Valley Still Wants In on China

Sundar Pichai, Google's C.E.O., speaking at the China Development Forum in Beijing earlier this year.

G.M. Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force U.S. Job Cuts

G.M. Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force U.S. Job Cuts

A GMC Sierra truck on display in Detroit in March. General Motors said tariffs under consideration by the Trump administration could force individual vehicle prices up thousands of dollars.

Consumer Bureau Faulted on Auto Lending Inquiry

Consumer Bureau Faulted on Auto Lending Inquiry

Representative Jeb Hensarling, Republican of Texas, is a longtime critic of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

China’s Aviation Market Is Taking Hold

China’s Aviation Market Is Taking Hold

The Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai last month.

Lessons From Rust-Belt Cities That Kept Their Sheen

Lessons From Rust-Belt Cities That Kept Their Sheen

St. Cloud, Minn., continued to be a job creator over the last few decades, sustaining its prosperity while many urban industrial areas withered. A worker applied paint to a vehicle part at a St. Cloud body shop.


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