New Report Suggests ‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050
The climate change analysis was written by a former fossil fuel executive and backed by the former chief of Australia's military.
The Radical Plan to Save the Planet by Working Less
The degrowth movement wants to intentionally shrink the economy to address climate change, and create lives with less stuff, less work, and better well-being. But is it a utopian fantasy?
Jeff Bezos Is a Post-Earth Capitalist
Bezos admits that the limitless growth that made him the world's richest man is incompatible with a habitable Earth.
AirPods Are a Tragedy
Apple claims that AirPods are building a “wireless future.” Many people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker.
Even Mega Millionaire Abigail Disney Realises the System Is Broken
An heir to the Disney fortune is not holding back from lambasting inequality in America.
Who Should the UK Blame for the Whole Brexit Thing?
We list the most culpable people and things.
At Moscow Fashion Week, Children Are The New ‘It Bag’
Security guards didn't bat an eye at the "pitter-patter of little Uggs" on the exhibition-hall floor.
The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society
The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.
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Even Millennials with Money Are Miserable Now
If you're not submerged in debt or the victim of a scam, you're still probably overwhelmed by worry about the future.
The Women Rewriting Feminism for a Late Capitalist World
"Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto" argues that liberal feminism has failed to address the deep-seated systems of inequality that undergird gender oppression. So what's next?
Lab-Grown Meat Can't Fix the Planet That Capitalism Broke
A recent study argued that we shouldn’t assume lab-grown meat is more emission-friendly than beef. The whole truth is much more structural and bleak.
Christmas Presents Are Bad, Actually
Forget to get someone a gift? Let me provide you with after-the-fact justification.