Ankita Rao

money-inequality

Clothes Are Canceled

Marie Kondo-inspired minimalism is just one of many forces killing the shopping spree.
Ankita Rao
6.13.19
money-inequality

People Are Moving to Smaller Cities in Search of Affordable Houses That Don't Exist

Millennials are stuck renting in places they would never have chosen if not for the dream of owning a home.
Ankita Rao
5.23.19
policy

The EPA's Lies About Air Pollution Are Killing Americans

In its latest move to protect industry, the government has ensured that we'll see more deaths from asthma, heart problems and cognitive degeneration.
Ankita Rao
5.21.19
money-inequality

Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers

The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.
Ankita Rao
5.9.19
Money

A Rogue Coder Turned a Parking Spot into a Coworking Space and People Loved It

"Car parking squanders space that can be used for the public good."
Ankita Rao
5.2.19
Late Capitalism

Millennial Democrats Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Pete Buttigieg Are Ready to Face Off With Job-Stealing Robots

“We should not be haunted by the specter of being automated out of work.
Ankita Rao
4.1.19
Late Capitalism

Going Cashless Looks More and More Like a Capitalist Scam

Lawmakers argue bans on cashless stores could protect tens of millions of Americans without access to credit cards.
Ankita Rao
3.22.19
Late Capitalism

The College Bribery Scam Reveals How Rich People Use 'Charity' to Cheat

Anand Giridharadas explains how alleged payoffs to test takers and athletic coaches are part of a larger ecosystem of elite hypocrisy.
Ankita Rao
3.13.19
Late Capitalism

Anti-Amazon Fever Is Spreading, and Big Tech Companies Should Be Worried

After the company's deal collapsed in New York, the next community-upending project might be a tougher sell.
Ankita Rao
2.26.19
Late Capitalism

What Amazon Infiltrating America's School System Might Look Like

The corporate giant's computer science initiative could help local kids find decent tech jobs. But will it put a dent in inequality?
Ankita Rao
2.8.19
Late Capitalism

Tech Giants Want to Solve the Housing Nightmare They Helped Create

Welcome to America, where charitable CEOs make housing policy and "affordable" doesn't mean what you think it does.
Ankita Rao
1.25.19
amazon

Amazon's New Office Propaganda Campaign Has Begun

The much-hyped "HQ2" is still a way off, but the tech goliath is already sending out fliers to quell the uprising.
Ankita Rao
1.17.19
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