Maxwell Strachan

Media

What Went Wrong at the Los Angeles Times

Two years ago, a billionaire owner asked Norman Pearlstine to reinvent a storied American newspaper. Some in his own newsroom say he's fallen short.
Laura Wagner
Maxwell Strachan
7.2.20
Politics

Martin Luther King III Has Never Seen Something Quite Like This

Even as Republicans co-opt his father's words for their own ends, the oldest son of Martin Luther King Jr. is starting to feel something resembling hope.
Maxwell Strachan
6.16.20
Money

Audrey Gelman Resigns as CEO of The Wing as Employees Voice Anger

Shortly after Gelman's resignation Thursday, staffers said on social media that the decision was "not enough" and that The Wing must do more to support its Black and brown employees.
Maxwell Strachan
6.12.20
Health

SoulCycle Lays Off Long-Time Employees With Zero Severance

Some of the laid-off employees had been with the company for five years – a situation that left people feeling "angry" and "blindsided".
Maxwell Strachan
5.18.20
Coronavirus

You're Not Going Back to Normal Office Life for a Long, Long Time

Many experts want the WFH workforce to stay put until a vaccine is approved. If you do head back, expect indoor masks, staggered schedules, small meetings and the death of open-office plans.
Maxwell Strachan
4.22.20
Health

ClassPass Said Angry Studios Are a 'Vocal Minority' – Here Are 35 More of Them

After the fitness company insisted most of its fitness partners were happy with the platform, its partners flooded our inbox to push back.
Maxwell Strachan
2.25.20
Money

'ClassPass Is Squeezing Studios to the Point of Death'

The first billion-dollar "unicorn" of the decade says it’s saving the fitness industry. Some of its own studio partners insist it’s doing the exact opposite.
Maxwell Strachan
2.7.20
Money

How I Get By: A Week in the Life of an Amazon Delivery Driver

What it's really like to deliver hundreds of packages a day to Prime customers.
Maxwell Strachan
1.16.20
Money

Millennials and Gen Z Get Scammed More than Their Grandparents, Sorry

“There's a sense of complacency that can develop if you feel like, ‘Oh yeah, my grandma is vulnerable to this stuff, but I'm not.'"
Maxwell Strachan
1.6.20
money-inequality

How the 2010s Taught Us to Hate the Rich

From the gig economy to supervillains like Martin Shkreli to the college cheating scandal, this is the story of "late capitalism" coming to life.
Matt Taylor
Maxwell Strachan
11.27.19
Money

Airbnb Promises to Verify All 7 Million Listings After VICE Report Exposes Scam

The company's CEO said in an email that the company would undertake a year-long project to ensure every listing is advertised accurately.
Maxwell Strachan
11.7.19