Alex Norcia

money-inequality

In the Future, You'll Work, Exercise, Sleep, and Die in the Same Building

This is what's become of the American dream.
Alex Norcia
5.16.19
psychedelics

Everyone Is Really Confused About What Decriminalizing Shrooms Actually Means

"We left it initially vague on purpose," the campaign manager behind Denver's historic vote told us.
Alex Norcia
5.13.19
psychedelics

The Dramatic Story of How Denver Decriminalized Mushrooms

With a little help from Joe Rogan and the youth vote, the almost unthinkable happened—and set the stage for reform nationwide.
Alex Norcia
5.9.19
personal finance

Stop Telling Us We're Broke Because We Buy Coffee, Please

The idea that better budgeting could solve all our financial woes is a stubborn myth that refuses to die.
Alex Norcia
5.8.19
Weed

Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor

Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.
Alex Norcia
5.1.19
inequality

Trump's 'Record Economy' Is Making Americans Miserable

Except the rich ones, who are stoked.
Alex Norcia
4.29.19
Views My Own

What I Learned from Reading a Whole Bunch of Trump Tell-Alls

It's not really selling out unless you cash in.
Alex Norcia
4.19.19
Late Capitalism

Ruthless Capitalists Can't Donate Their Way Out of Trouble Anymore

The Sackler family behind OxyContin is accused of brazenly jumpstarting the deadly opioid crisis. In the era of endless scams, elite philanthropy like theirs is hitting roadblocks.
Alex Norcia
4.10.19
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Harmony Korine on the Sun-Soaked Joy of Filming 'The Beach Bum' in the Florida Keys

The film, the legendary cult director's first in seven years, follows Matthew McConaughey​​'s Moondog as he meanders through bars and avoids writing poetry.
Alex Norcia
3.29.19
Cannabis

Inside the Strange, Messy Fight to Legalize Weed in New Jersey

A plan for recreational pot in liberal New Jersey fell apart. It points to the snags that can arise when politicians try to get in the social-justice game.
Alex Norcia
3.28.19
politics

The Indie Publisher Trying to Turn the Mueller Report into a Bestseller

Brooklyn-based Melville House makes books from major government reports. Robert Mueller's long-awaited findings could be its biggest hit yet.
Alex Norcia
3.27.19
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
3.21.19
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