Julian Mark

Washington, D.C.

Business reporter

Education: Humboldt State University, BA in Globalization Studies

Julian Mark covers breaking business and technology news for The Washington Post. He previously worked overnight with The Post's Morning Mix team, covering national news. Before joining The Post in 2021, he was a reporter for the San Francisco alternative news site Mission Local, where he wrote about housing and policing.
Latest from Julian Mark

When Reagan tried to undo affirmative action, corporations fought back

Corporations wanted to keep affirmative action when President Ronald Reagan sought to undo it. Now, with DEI under attack, businesses are reacting similarly.

January 21, 2024

As bitcoin enters the mainstream ETF market, here’s what to know

The SEC has signed off on bitcoin exchange traded funds, significantly broadening access to the best known — and most valuable — digital currency.

January 11, 2024

Harvard and the growing battle over DEI in America

Harvard’s first Black president, Claudine Gay, resigned this week amid pressure over plagiarism allegations and her comments about antisemitism on campus. For conservative activists, though, her downfall was a victory against diversity initiatives.

January 5, 2024

Conservative anti-DEI activists claim victory in Harvard leader’s fall

Claudine Gay’s resignation is being held up as pivotal in the movement against DEI policies in academia, government and corporate America.

January 5, 2024

Millennials have found a way to buy houses: Living with mom and dad

The share of first-time buyers who lived rent-free as adults before buying their own homes has risen, according to the National Association of Realtors.

January 1, 2024

Here’s where workers were laid off in 2023

The tech, mortgage and auto industries are among the hardest hit with layoffs going into 2023. Among the giant companies are Amazon, Meta and Twitter.

December 28, 2023

Honda recalls 2.6 million vehicles in U.S. over fuel pump defect

The automaker will replace the part on affected Honda and Acura cars, SUVs and vans made between 2017 and 2021.

December 22, 2023

Government presumption of racial disadvantage under siege by White plaintiffs

Minority business programs that dispense federal aid based on ‘social disadvantage presumptions’ are built on a ‘house of cards,’ scholars say.

December 18, 2023

Conservatives are suing law firms over diversity efforts. It’s working.

As they fend off lawsuits targeting their own programs, law firms are also creating task forces to guide clients through the challenges of DEI.

December 9, 2023

Supreme Court case could spark rush of reverse-discrimination claims

Attorneys and some conservatives say Muldrow v. St. Louis could lead to a flood of legal complaints against workplace diversity, equity and inclusion programs.

December 5, 2023