In the podcast for 23 January 2014, you'll hear what two people in England think about zero-hours contracts. Is it fair to employees if they don't know how many hours they will work each week?
"What is the next big, bleeding-edge thing?" a reader asked. Mike Pilewski says Amazon already has the answer.
Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit or Memphis?
"What sounds like bad news can actually be good": Mike Pilewski on the sale of The Washington Post to online entrepreneur Jeff Bezos.
"There's a reason why so many bad films are made": Mike Pilewski on how Hollywood has sold its soul.
The government of Ghana hopes to save energy and help the environment by stopping the importation of second-hand refrigerators. This may work — but in this poor West African country, those who make their living from the imports are worried.
The video store is now a thing of the past — and not just in America, writes Mike Pilewski.
In this week's photo, Nepali women save and trade seeds to plant as future crops. Will you be planting your own seeds soon? If so, you can learn some gardening vocabulary with us.
"Is the idea to civilize the internet or to censor it?" Mike Pilewski explains the proposed laws behind the recent online protest.
Who says people aren't reading these days? Interest in books is as great as ever — and London department store Selfridges is hoping to prove it with a seven-week event devoted to the printed word.
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