Private equity


Private Equity Vultures Killed Splinter. Your Company Could Be Next

The progressive website was a victim of the same forces that have bankrupted companies like Sears and Toys R Us.


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.


This Invisible Industry Might Be the Worst Thing About Late Capitalism

Toys R Us, Sears, and even nursing homes are getting ravaged by financial predators in private equity.


It’s Been a Shitty Week for Wall Street

It's easy to be cynical and say that Wall Street calls all the shots in America. But this week brought a precious dose of optimism in the modern Gilded Age.