Paleram Chauhan, a 52-year-old Indian farmer, was shot dead during the summer of 2013. The reason: his opposition to a gang of criminals stealing his village’s sand to sell on the black market.
Saturday, March 28
There are two roles to play in the new world of on-demand everything: royalty or servant.
Sunday, March 22
Fast food used to be a transitional, temporary work. In Creston, Iowa, it has become a career.
Friday, March 20
A few Silicon Valley executives are experimenting with mortality. “I don’t want death to be such a downer,” says one.
Thursday, March 19
Billionaire Marcelo Claure wants to help David Beckham bring professional soccer to South Florida. He just doesn't want to talk about it.
Friday, March 13
The quest to create a friction-free Disney World.
Wednesday, March 11
How Alphonse “Buddy” Fletcher Jr., an openly gay hedge fund star, came to marry Ellen Pao, a partner at a powerful Silicon Valley firm, before they “went to war with their elite worlds.”
Friday, March 6
Thursday, March 5
An investigation into the steady dismantling of safety nets for injured workers.
Thursday, February 26
Even for a high-powered “A-Type,” living on forged documentation is an endurance test.
Friday, February 20
Prospecting for gold is still a live trade in America, if you’re willing to walk deep into the desert with a hand-drawn map.