economics

inequality

Trump's 'Record Economy' Is Making Americans Miserable

Except the rich ones, who are stoked.
Alex Norcia
4.30.19
Weed Week

America's 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out – Here's What's Replacing It

Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.
Danielle Simone Brand
4.24.19
Film

Jordan Peele’s 'Us' Is Not-so-Secretly About Class

Peele has managed to map an enemy that exists in all of "us".
Noel Ransome
3.26.19
Cannabis

Regulations Are Choking Out California's Legal Weed Industry

A complex licensing system, conflicting state and local rules, and an aggressive enforcement regime has some cannabis industry heads wishing for the good old days.
John Veit
3.8.19
Views My Own

Exposing Trump's Tax Returns Is Way More Important Than Impeachment

Democrats' upcoming fight to uncover Trump's financial dealings could reveal how the rich abuse the law – and help sink him.
Harry Cheadle
3.6.19
climate change

The $1 Trillion Storm: How a Single Hurricane Could Rupture the World Economy

Climate change and a potentially vulnerable insurance market could combine in a disaster that starts in South Florida but hits the entire globe.
Geoff Dembicki
3.4.19
Views My Own

Famous Heiress Says Americans 'Want to Work for What They Get'

Poor Ivanka Trump never got a chance to actually earn the American dream.
Harry Cheadle
2.27.19
climate change

The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Caused by Climate Change

After wildfires bankrupted a major utility, there's concerns that more severe natural disasters will lead to economic devastation.
Geoff Dembicki
1.28.19
Views My Own

The Midterms Showed Democrats the Way Forward: Class War

Democrats ended up with mixed results on Tuesday night, but it's clear that economic populism remains popular.
Matt Taylor
11.8.18
Why I Didn't Vote

I Couldn't Vote Because I Had to Work

The night of the US election, as the votes were being counted and I was beginning to see what was going to happen I just had this horrible, guilty feeling.
Kenzie Cutrone
11.2.18
politics

Republican Voters May Be Turning Against a Core GOP Argument, Poll Says

A new survey breaks down attitudes on taxes – and finds that Americans may not be buying the conservative belief that tax cuts for the rich are worth it.
Harry Cheadle
10.25.18
Views My Own

Republicans Are Outraged About the Deficit They Caused

To pay for their tax breaks for the rich, they want to take healthcare from the poor.
Harry Cheadle
10.17.18
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