The Core Lulu Wang ‘Expats’ Episode

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Expats

Lulu Wang first read The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee while she was on the press tour for her acclaimed 2019 film The Farewell. Traveling through Sydney and meeting a stream of people from the global Asian diaspora, she connected with the 2016 novel, which centers on three American expats living…

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Why the Fed Wants to Make It Harder to Get a Job

By law, the U.S. Federal Reserve is supposed to be a champion of working families, instructed by Congress to aim for maximum employment and low inflation. But make no mistake, the central bank is not your friend—and a growing number of economists are questioning whether its age-old approach to combating high inflation makes sense.

The Fed’s method of raising interest rates to …

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