This site has a list of eleven Black Business Directories and apps. Eleven Buy Black Mobile Apps are featured here. From the Black Economic Development web-site.
CityLab from the Atlantic Magazine discusses "The 100 year old penalty for being Black". The article looks at a paper describing "What would the US look like, if Black economic progress since 1880 occurred level as Whites." The paper also supports Black repartions in a wide set of areas.
Vox has a story of uninsured minorities being over charged at the hospital emergency room.
Emergency rooms over charge the poor.
Bloomberg has a great story on the US being unable to execute infrastructure projects. "The US has forgotten how to do Infrastructure," The story looks at over-priced infrastructure projects and how they undermine public support. It's all about productivity.
Japan housing construction workers are more productive than US workers: FT Alphaville. The blog says we don't need more workers just higher productivity.
A piece in VOX by Brian Resnick discusses research showing that people who are "science curious" are more willing to listen to opposing points of view.
Women are still lagging in pay for some STEM jobs according to Bloomberg
Quartz has a story about white collar unemployment. The trend may be due to corporations no longer providing employee training. The Quartz story on white collar unemployment is here.
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