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Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Just Turned Himself into a Congressional Piñata

The Facebook CEO went to Washington for the first time this year and let lawmakers take swings at him.
David Uberti
Liz Landers
Daniel Newhauser
4 hours ago
uber

Uber Became Big by Ignoring Laws (and It Plans to Keep Doing That)

Uber says it will not comply with AB5, a new California law that would require it to classify drivers as employees.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Jason Koebler
9.12.19
monopoly

'Ms. Monopoly' Is About Female Empowerment but Erases the Woman Who Invented Monopoly

A woman came up with the idea for 'Monopoly,' but a man took credit and profited from it.
Eric Thurm
9.11.19
SURVEILLANCE

Amazon Is Looking More and More Like a Nation-State

Amazon is levying taxes on French businesses after France approved a tax on the tech giant.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.29.19
amazon

Amazon Is Celebrating Its Monopoly Power With Prime Day

You pay $119, Amazon loses money on the shipping, and together we build a monopoly.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.15.19
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
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