Economy

Work

What Everyone Does When They're Bored at Work

When you’re bored and underpaid, sometimes taking a long dump is the only respite.
Jordan Foisy
5.20.19
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
Late Capitalism

How a Real US Class War, with Guns, Could Actually Happen

Democrats seem increasingly comfortable with "incivility," while Republicans are more shameless than ever about helping the rich. Where is this going?
Mike Pearl
11.26.18
climate change

California's Wildfires Are Exposing the Rotten Core of Capitalism

It's going to get weirder from here.
Lauren Lee White
11.19.18
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
10.16.18
Views My Own

Rich People Broke America and Never Paid the Price

Lehman Brothers collapsed ten years ago, exposing a rotten system run only by greed. In an alternate universe, things actually changed.
Nathan Schneider
9.12.18
Late Capitalism

It's Capitalism's Fault That Young People Prefer Socialism

Also to blame: Democrats and liberals.
Matt Taylor
8.15.18
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Quitting Your Job

Seriously.
Matt Taylor
7.12.18
Late Capitalism

Goldman Sachs Is Worried Your Rising Pay Will Hurt Rich People

The latest reminder that American capitalism is in a dark, dark place.
Matt Taylor
7.11.18
Despair

It’s No Accident Americans Are Still Broke in a Booming Economy

A new study shows exactly how badly they're getting screwed, and why.
Matt Taylor
7.10.18
monopoly

These 11 Companies Control Everything About the Fourth of July

From hot dogs and beer to crisps and even charcoal, you don't have much of a choice in who you pay to celebrate.
Claire Kelloway
7.4.18
CAPITALISM

What It's Really Like Working for Elon Musk During Tesla Layoffs

It's not actually scary because it's all part of changing the world – and the boss knows what he's doing, right?
Luke O'Neil
6.18.18
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