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Charles Duhigg

New York Times reporter

Charles Duhigg appears in the following:

How to Be Smarter than Facebook

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Habits are powerful. Tech companies know that when they build you new gadgets and websites. But if you are wise to their tactics, you can drive your habits, not them.

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February’s Book: The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Our habits—good and bad—shape our lives, and understanding how habits work is key to losing weight, being more productive, exercising regularly, and achieving success.

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Foxconn Pledges to Improve Working Conditions

Friday, March 30, 2012

After a comprehensive inspection by the Fair Labor Association, Chinese factory Foxconn has agreed to cut worker's hours and increase their wages. Apple, whose products are manufactured at Foxconn, cheer the promises of reform. If implemented, these changes could prompt an overhaul of Chinese labor laws. Charles Duhigg is a New York Times business reporter.

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The Power of Habits

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Charles Duhigg, New York Times staff writer and author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, joins us to talk about the importance of habitual behavior and the role it plays in our lives both on and offline.

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Overflowing With Toxins

Friday, January 01, 2010

Sewer systems in U.S. cities may be inadequately preventing environmental and public health crises. Charles Duhigg, New York Times reporter, covers the issue in his series "Toxic Waters", exploring the waterways of cities across the U.S., including New York.

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Drinking to Disaster?

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

It's a situation reminiscent of the old line: "Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink."  A new report from our partner, The New York Times, says that might be a fair description of some U.S. water supplies.  Since 2004, the water provided to more than 49 million Americans has contained illegal concentrations of chemicals like arsenic or uranium, as well as dangerous bacteria often found in sewage.

Charles Duhigg is a New York Times business reporter, and tells us what to be worried about, and why violations weren't caught sooner.

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Overflowing with Toxins

Monday, November 30, 2009

Sewer systems in U.S. cities may be inadequately preventing environmental and public health crises. Charles Duhigg, New York Times reporter, covers the issue in his new series "Toxic Waters", exploring the waterways of cities across the U.S., including New York.

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Toxic Waters

Friday, November 20, 2009

New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg discusses his series "Toxic Waters," about the state of drinking water in the United States, and the Environmental Protection Agency’s negligence in enforcing the Clean Water Act. You can read the series "Toxic Waters" here.
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Maybe That’s Why it’s Called a "Discover" Card

Monday, May 18, 2009

Credit card companies know a lot more about you then you think. Faced with huge losses, they've turned to consumer profiling to find out everything from what kind of birdseed you buy to which bars you frequent, all in an effort to get you pay your bill. New York Times ...

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