economics

money-corruption

Pharma Companies Have Spent Billions Buying Back Their Own Stock

Progressives blame the practice for rising insulin costs.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
Corruption

Legendary Job Killer Steve Mnunchin Complains About Amazon Killing Jobs

The Treasury Secretary is being sued as part of a lawsuit alleging Sears was illegally stripped of assets by the people who ran it.
Allie Conti
7.25.19
inequality

The Next Recession Could Arrive Before the End of Trump’s Term, Says Elizabeth Warren

The 2020 candidate has some dire warnings about the economy.
Harry Cheadle
7.22.19
Inequaity

No, a $15 Minimum Wage Is Not Going to 'Kill' a Ton of Jobs

Headlines about a wage hike putting Americans out of work are misrepresenting a major new report.
Harry Cheadle
7.10.19
inequality

Trump's 'Record Economy' Is Making Americans Miserable

Except the rich ones, who are stoked.
Alex Norcia
4.30.19
Culture

What I Learned at the 'Debate' Between Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek

Žižek was less a cognizant thinker and more a pathological sacred cow tipper while Peterson was emo as hell, a bard for the reactionary elite.
Jordan Foisy
4.23.19
Student debt

What Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Cancel Student Debt Would Mean for Americans

Her far-ranging proposal would transform how Americans pay for college.
Allie Conti
4.23.19
Weed Week

The 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out. Here's What's Replacing It

Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.
Danielle Simone Brand
4.23.19
Views My Own

All 76 of Andrew Yang's Policies Ranked from 'Regular' to 'Science Fiction'

Under President Yang, we'll all be voting on our phones using blockchain and getting free marriage counseling.
Justin Caffier
3.27.19
Film

Jordan Peele’s 'Us' Is Not-so-Secretly About Class

Peele has managed to map an enemy that exists in all of “us.”
Noel Ransome
3.25.19
Cannabis

Regulations Are Choking Out California's Legal Weed Industry

A complex licensing system, conflicting state and local rules, and an aggressive enforcement regime has some cannabis industry heads wishing for the good old days.
John Veit
3.7.19
Views My Own

Exposing Trump's Tax Returns Is Way More Important Than Impeachment

Democrats' upcoming fight to uncover Trump's financial dealings could reveal how the rich abuse the law—and help sink him.
Harry Cheadle
3.6.19
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