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Behavioral economist Dan Ariely points out the surprising joy and engagement we feel when we make things

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As the sharing economy gains market share, it needs more support and structure to grow in the right directions. A new book sketches out the future of work.

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Cities are the the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival will take place. Robert Muggah and Ben Barber spell out the possibilities.

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Only ten percent of art-school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?

Robert Neuwirth at the gesture store.

Step inside an experimental economy with no money — but lots of exchange.

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Should we retire labels like capitalism or socialism? Can we embrace the messy, uncategorizable economic reality? Two economists discuss

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At the end of 2014, find repose by exciting the mind. 52 of the world’s leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work.