Rick Paulas

money-inequality

Property Owners Can Do Basically Whatever They Want to Homeless People Now

In San Francisco, they're even getting the government's help.
Rick Paulas
10.9.19
housing

Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over

It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.
Rick Paulas
7.24.19
money-inequality

Photos of the Most Egregious 'Anti-Homeless' Architecture

Once you start looking, you realize what critics call "hostile architecture" is everywhere.
Rick Paulas
6.25.19
Work

How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It

Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Rick Paulas
1.10.19
Views My Own

Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone

Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.
Rick Paulas
11.29.18
Invisible Jobs

A Day in the Life of a US Home Health Aide Earning $13 an Hour

Home care workers take care of our most vulnerable populations for rock-bottom pay in a high-turnover job that is both tough and rewarding.
Rick Paulas
11.5.18
VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Get Fired

Now that you got the job, it’s time to keep it.
Rick Paulas
10.9.18
Work

This Is What Happens When You Lie on Your Resume

Some fibs will get you fired, others will get you hired. Here’s how to navigate the line between artful exaggeration and a flat out lie.
Rick Paulas
9.11.18
tenant rights

Do Rent Strikes Actually Work?

More tenants in big cities are joining together to withhold rent from bad landlords. But staging a rent strike is tough—and winning is even harder.
Rick Paulas
7.27.18
spending

Stop Using Your Debit Card

Your fear of getting into debt is costing you real money.
Rick Paulas
7.9.18
Work

Your Boss Should Pay You to Have More Fun at Work

Letting your mind roam, even during work hours, can lead to more creative ideas. A pay bump does the trick too.
Rick Paulas
7.9.18
Invisible Jobs

What It’s Actually Like to Work as a Garbage Man

Trash collectors have the fifth most dangerous job in America—but they also enjoy some surprising perks.
Rick Paulas
7.9.18
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