Category: Business

The Best Business Reads of May 0

The Best Business Reads of May

By Gillian B. White Every month, the editors of The Atlantic’s Business Channel put together a collection of the most interesting pieces of journalism about money and economics from around the web. This month’s...

Slavery in the Family 0

Slavery in the Family

By Rosa Inocencio Smith A reader writes: I was speechless after reading Tizon’s article because I realized my family also had a slave. She wasn’t Lola, though, she was “Ate”: the Tagalog word for...

So, Where Are All Those Robots? 0

So, Where Are All Those Robots?

By Derek Thompson Lots of people think that the robots are coming to steal everybody’s jobs. I even wrote a whole thing about what would happen if they did. But another story is emerging...

Lola’s Resistant Dignity 0

Lola’s Resistant Dignity

By Vicente Rafael This article is part of a series of responses to Alex Tizon’s Atlantic article “My Family’s Slave.” The full series can be found here. For another historical perspective, please see Micki...