Rick Paulas

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Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone

Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.
Rick Paulas
11.29.18
The VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Get Fired

Now that you got the job, it’s time to keep it.
Rick Paulas
11.28.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

The Future of Capitalism Is San Francisco on Steroids

Something’s about to burst, and it might just be society itself.
Rick Paulas
10.22.18
MoviePass

A Weirdly Emotional Farewell to MoviePass from Its Most Dedicated Users

"MoviePass has made me the number-one customer at my local Regal, and put me on a first-name basis with the staff, who I consider my second family."
Rick Paulas
9.11.18
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in the Bay Area

“When people ask me what my favorite restaurant is, I laugh."
Rick Paulas
8.21.18
MoviePass

MoviePass Is Still Refusing to Die

Even after a week of devastating press, a price hike, and new restrictions on users, the app is hanging on, and it remains a pretty good deal.
Rick Paulas
8.3.18
Q&A

This Liberal Is Trying to Unseat a 'Tepid' Democrat from the Senate

Kevin de León is challenging Dianne Feinstein in California, saying she isn't doing enough to resist Trump.
Rick Paulas
7.25.18
MoviePass

This Is Who Pays When You Use MoviePass to See Movies for 'Free'

Who are the losers in MoviePass's business model?
Rick Paulas
7.6.18
Homelessness

The Story Behind a Viral Video of Anti-Homeless Vigilantism

"Jogger Joe" isn't the only one mistreating homeless people in the Bay Area.
Rick Paulas
7.3.18
MoviePass

The Guy Who Owns MoviePass Says Losing Money Was the Plan All Along

Ted Farnsworth, the head of MoviePass's parent company, talked us through the controversial business model and explained what the app does with your data.
Rick Paulas
6.12.18
movies

'The Usual Suspects' Is a Gimmicky Movie Stupid People Think Is Smart

No less than Roger Ebert agrees.
Rick Paulas
5.22.18
economics

The Trump Tax Cut Isn't Trickling Down to Workers

Despite some highly touted bonuses, companies are mostly using their windfalls to buy back stock—and some are laying people off.
Rick Paulas
2.2.18
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