Maxwell Strachan

Media

What Went Wrong at the Los Angeles Times

Two years ago, a billionaire owner asked Norman Pearlstine to reinvent a storied American newspaper. Some in his own newsroom say he's fallen short.
Laura Wagner
Maxwell Strachan
a day ago
Politics

Martin Luther King III Has Never Seen Something Quite Like This

Even as Republicans co-opt his father's words for their own ends, the oldest son of Martin Luther King Jr. is starting to feel something resembling hope.
Maxwell Strachan
6.15.20
Money

Audrey Gelman Resigns as CEO of the Wing

Gelman co-founded the women’s co-working space along with Lauren Kassan in 2016.
Maxwell Strachan
6.11.20
Health

SoulCycle Lays Off Long-Time Employees With Zero Severance

Some of the laid-off employees had been with the company for five years—a situation that left people feeling “angry” and “blindsided."
Maxwell Strachan
5.18.20
unemployment

U.S. Workers in Reopening States Fear They’re Being ‘Thrown to the Wolves’

By reopening their states early, GOP governors are asking workers to risk their lives to save the economy. “I don’t think we have a choice," said one restaurant server in Atlanta, Georgia.
Clio Chang
Maxwell Strachan
4.30.20
Coronavirus

You’re Not Going Back to Normal Office Life for a Long, Long Time

Many experts want the WFH workforce to stay put until a vaccine is approved. If you do head back, expect indoor masks, staggered schedules, small meetings, and the death of open-office plans.
Maxwell Strachan
4.22.20
Money

We Called Unemployment Offices in All 50 States. Only 2 Picked Up

Just like everyone else, we found reaching a human being to be next to impossible right now.
Clio Chang
Alex Norcia
Maxwell Strachan
4.13.20
Politics

The American Ethos of Personal Responsibility Is Failing Us

Amid a coronavirus pandemic, Americans are crowding bars and packing beaches. They're only a symptom of a much larger problem.
Maxwell Strachan
3.18.20
election 2020

‘Electability’ Is Now Code for Not Wanting to Vote for Bernie

As the number of candidates whittles down, more Democrats are using the term as a way to avoid saying what they really mean.
Maxwell Strachan
3.3.20
Health

ClassPass Said Angry Studios Are a ‘Vocal Minority’—Here Are 35 More of Them

After the fitness company insisted most of its fitness partners were happy with the platform, its partners flooded our inbox to push back.
Maxwell Strachan
2.25.20
Money

'ClassPass Is Squeezing Studios to the Point of Death'

The first billion-dollar “unicorn” of the decade says it’s saving the fitness industry. Some of its own studio partners insist it’s doing the exact opposite.
Maxwell Strachan
2.6.20
Money

How Many Kids of ‘Millionaires And Billionaires’ Would Actually Benefit from Free College?

We asked the University of California how many of its undergraduate students actually come from families with millionaire-dollar incomes.
Maxwell Strachan
1.17.20
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