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Is The American Dream Fraying? What We Can Learn From The Finance Industry

Nearly 80% of Americans have a negative perception of big business. High-profile scandals, stagnant wages, harmful products, and poor working conditions are all to blame. That’s why the Business Roundtable made waves in August when it published a revised mission statement, signed by 181 prominent CEOs. According to the new statement of purpose endorsed by financial firms including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock, Inc., ... Read More »

Hallmark Channel’s first Christmas movies to debut in July. Here’s what we know

SALT LAKE CITY — Hallmark Channel will give us a Christmas tease next month. Hallmark Channel will debut two new Christmas movies in July. One of the films will debut on July 7, according to Entertainment Weekly, and the other will launch on July 13. Here’s a breakdown of the films. “Christmas Camp” — July 7, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, 9 p.m. ET The ... Read More »

Clark Gilbert: Higher education doesn’t just have an access problem — we have a completion problem

Education is the gate to opportunity and a path to economic and social mobility. It can and should be one of the great equalizers of access to the American dream. Rightly so, much attention has been placed on ensuring we increase access, particularly in disadvantaged communities. We applaud efforts to help fund access to learning and to offer on-ramps to ... Read More »

Need To Make Sure We Continue The Momentum, Says Travis Head

After suffering a 31-run defeat in the first Test against India in Adelaide, Australia bounced back with a 146-run victory in Perth to level the four-match Test series 1-1. The comprehensive win was the first for the Australian team since the ball-tampering fiasco that shook the team in March, earlier this year. With a win finally in the bag in ... Read More »

10 TIMELESS cars we want back on the road: Maruti Zen to Mahindra Classic

There are some cars that leave a lasting impression on not just their buyers but also on every car aficionado worth his salt. These are the cars that you want to see on the road forever. While the production of these cars has stopped, you want them to return. True, one can always buy these cars from the used car ... Read More »

Everything we think we know about the Samsung Galaxy S9

It might seem like the Galaxy S8 just arrived, but we’re already looking ahead to the S9. Samsung blew us away with the Infinity Display and all-glass design of the S8. Expectations are high for S9, as the highly anticipated smartphone sets the stage for the rest of 2018 flagships to follow. Here’s everything we think we know about Samsung’s next Galaxy ... Read More »

This was the year we turned on social media

With each passing day comes yet another reason to question the notion that the long arc of the universe bends toward justice. However, this year, in particular, has made it resoundingly clear that — regardless of the direction of that arc — the process by which it bends manifests with stuttering jolts and fits. Things seem one way to many people, until, ... Read More »

Dramatic victory: are we entering a golden age for the sports documentary?

It seems fair to say sports documentary films reached something of an early artistic end-point with 1971’s Football As Never Before, a feature-length George Best portrait by the West German arthouse director Hellmuth Costard – best known for his 1968 work Especially Valuable, which featured a talking penis quoting passages of government legislation. Presented without voiceover or soundtrack, Football As Never ... Read More »

Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

Amazon The No. 4 seller on Amazon, HP’s 14-inch Laptop, is a complicated laptop story. The first thing that grabs you is the price: It’s a Windows 10 Home laptop for $219. The second thing is the screen: It’s a higher-resolution 1920×1080 panel that makes the 1366×768 screens you get in this price range seem janky. Even better, it uses superior IPS ... Read More »

Galaxy Note8: Everything we know about Samsung’s next flagship phablet

The late-summer launch of the Galaxy Note phablet is always a big event for Samsung, but there’s even more attention on this year’s release. In case you’ve forgotten, the Galaxy Note7 was an epic fail for Samsung, resulting in a massive recall after devices began exploding around the world. Since then, however, Samsung has been on a roll, launching the highly acclaimed Galaxy ... Read More »