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money-scams

People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry's 'Scam'

A lawsuit, grassroots activism, and a viral tweet by a rogue professor point to a larger pattern of debt-strapped students taking on the system.
Allie Conti
5.22.19
Culture

Only One Thing Can Save the Kevin Hart 'Monopoly' Movie

Our hope lies with director Tim Story, the guy behind some of the funniest movies of the early 2000s.
Taylor Hosking
1.18.19
monopoly

Why the Brutal Death of IRL Retail Should Scare Everyone

Sears just became the latest giant to go under in the age of Amazon. This is getting creepy.
Matt Taylor
10.15.18
Late Capitalism

Jeff Bezos Is So Powerful He Basically Dictates the Minimum Wage Now

The Amazon CEO announced he's upping pay for his workers, which could force competitors to follow suit and bolster his own image, too.
Allie Conti
10.3.18
Views My Own

The Most Important Thing You Can Do on Prime Day Is Not Shop at Amazon

This is a chance for you to take stock of your relationship with what might be the most powerful company in America.
Matt Taylor
7.16.18
monopoly

These 11 Companies Control Everything About the Fourth of July

From hot dogs to beer to chips and even charcoal, you don't have much of a choice in who you pay to celebrate.
Claire Kelloway
7.4.18
monopoly

I Got Monopoly Tips from the Monopoly World Champion

And got slaughtered in the game in the process.
Stefano Santangelo
4.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Talked to the Monopoly Man Who Stole the Show at the Equifax Hearing

"I think honestly they kept waiting for me to do something that was going to get me kicked out."
Drew Schwartz
10.4.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Here, Have This 18-Minute Video of Brian May Unboxing Queen Monopoly

Personally I'm delighted that his new career as a vlogger is going so well.
Lauren O'Neill
6.8.17
Gaming

The Secret Anti-Landlord Origin of Monopoly

The celebration of cutthroat capitalism was intended as a lesson against wealth inequality.
Tristan Donovan
5.21.17
inequality

Bigger Corporations Are Making You Poorer

A wave of new research shows how as corporations get bigger, the share of money out there going to actual workers declines.
Matt Stoller
4.5.17
Stuff

How to Win Every Game Ever Created, According to the Experts

Tom Whipple asked an F1 driver how to win Scalextric, a surgeon how to win Operation, a Chinese scientist how to win Connect Four, etc, etc, ad infinitum.
Colin Drury
8.11.16
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