CAPITALISM

Space

Jeff Bezos Is a Post-Earth Capitalist

Bezos admits that the limitless growth that made him the world's richest man is incompatible with a habitable Earth.
Caroline Haskins
5.13.19
future relics

AirPods Are a Tragedy

Apple claims that AirPods are building a “wireless future.” Lay people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker.
Caroline Haskins
5.6.19
WTF Brexit

Who to Blame for the Brexit Situation

Who or what should shoulder the blame for our national clusterfuck?
Gavin Haynes
4.2.19
politics

This Philosopher Says We Should Replace Religion with Socialism

In a new book, Martin Hägglund argues that the only way to change our existence is to accept it will end.
Alex Norcia
3.22.19
Late Capitalism

The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society

The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.
Alex Norcia
3.14.19
International Women's Day 2019

Brands Need Different Priorities on International Women's Day

Fewer pink cupcakes, more social responsibility.
Lauren O'Neill
3.8.19
Film

Boots Riley Doesn't Need an Oscar Nomination, According to Boots Riley

"I had no actual belief that we would get nominated."
Kara Weisenstein
1.24.19
Late Capitalism

The 2020 US Presidential Race Will Put Capitalism's Evils on Full Display

Socialism is so hot right now, but Joe Biden is still popular. Get ready for a weird, wild ride.
Matt Taylor
1.9.19
Late Capitalism

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

"I can't even imagine what could come out next that would even make me change my shopping."
Arielle Dollinger
12.19.18
Retail Nightmares

I Spent 11 Hours at Toronto’s Christmas Market to See if It Could Grow My Grinchy Heart

"I wanted to see if immersing myself in Christmas could push me out of my funk, like how a doctor might try and cure arachnophobia by exposing people to spiders."
Graham Isador
12.10.18
PUB NOTES

What's Gone On This Week: Answers in the Comments If Anyone Knows

Because we fucking don't.
NEO
11.16.18
Money

Secret $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Winner Is Blowing It, 'Lotto Lawyer' Says

Claiming a massive jackpot right away isn't always a smart move, but what is this person waiting for?
Allie Conti
11.16.18
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