CONSUMER GOODS

The Unlikely New Champion of Consumer Rights: China

From luxury handbags to beef mince, Chinese companies are upending the country’ legacy of producing knockoff goods — for a cost.

Could the Recession Revive the Savings Gene in China and India?

Consumer spending in the two countries helped revive the global economy after the Great Recession.

How the World’s Smartphone King Is Beating the Pandemic

South Korea is widely seen as a model in the fight against the virus.

Give the Gift of ‘Oh Yeah’: The Elevated Sex Toy Gift Guide

Can you give a sex toy as a gift? In most cases, yes.

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Real Talk, Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

COVID-19 Affects National Security in Novel Ways

From car and tech parts to food and more, the full coronavirus fallout will be felt in surprising ways.

Donald Dossier: Trading Places

President Trump takes a truce in the trade war, with an eye to reelection.

How Chevrolet Ruled Uzbekistan

Monopolistic policies ensured that Chevys were expensive, unwanted … and that absolutely everyone needed one.

Universities Drive Lifesaving Research, But Industry Has Monopolized Patents

Industry is buying control rather than funding research, which means a world of pain may result.

Now Let's Limit Amazon Customers to One Delivery a Month

The speedy deliveries from Jeff Bezos’ online shopping giant come with a web of invisible social costs.

People Are Flocking to Buy Cheaper Glasses Online

If you tend to lose or break glasses easily — or you just don’t want to pay high prices — here’s where to get deals online.

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The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

When America First Stood Up Against Giant Retailers

The growth of chain stores like A&P in the early 20th century sparked a massive backlash, one with plenty of parallels to today.

China Races to Develop Chips to Beat Trade War

The Huawei ban is testing Beijing’s capacity to develop its own semiconductors fast enough to keep pace with the escalating trade war.

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