Daily Archive: November 2, 2018

Opinion | Too Poor to Vote

Opinion | Too Poor to Vote

As Election Day approaches, triggering feverish drives to turn out new voters, over six million people will be denied the right to register and cast a ballot this November. That’s almost three percent of...

When Human Relatives First Visited a Green Arabian Peninsula

When Human Relatives First Visited a Green Arabian Peninsula

Buried in the Arabian desert’s sand are clues to the peninsula’s wetter, greener past. Fossils from long-extinct elephants, antelope and jaguars paint a prehistoric scene not of a barren wasteland, but of a flourishing...

A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopia in Nevada

A Cryptocurrency Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopia in Nevada

STOREY COUNTY, Nev. — An enormous plot of land in the Nevada desert — bigger than nearby Reno — has been the subject of local intrigue since a company with no history, Blockchains L.L.C.,...

Living in New York and Sick of Political Ads? Blame New Jersey

Living in New York and Sick of Political Ads? Blame New Jersey

For anyone watching television anywhere in the New York City region, there has been no escape. Whether it was during baseball playoffs, the nightly news or “Wheel of Fortune,’’ commercials have offered an endless...

Mary Barra Says G.M. Is ‘on Track’ to Roll Out Autonomous Vehicles Next Year

Mary Barra Says G.M. Is ‘on Track’ to Roll Out Autonomous Vehicles Next Year

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them._ Mary T. Barra, the chief executive of General Motors, said the company is “on...

You’ve Been Offered a Great New Job, but Is It Worth a Pay Cut?

You’ve Been Offered a Great New Job, but Is It Worth a Pay Cut?

Send your workplace conundrums to [email protected], including your name and contact information (even if you want it withheld). The Workologist is a guy with well-intentioned opinions, not a professional career adviser. Letters may be...