Rick Paulas

Late Capitalism

A Tenants Union Is Taking on the Landlord of This Massive Bay Area Warehouse Complex

It's an example of how the shared space of communal living can provide people the ability to inhabit an area that would otherwise be unaffordable.
Rick Paulas
3.20.19
Work

How to Get a Job at Amazon’s HQ2 if You Really Want It

Amazon is invading Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia with thousands of jobs and societal disruption. Here’s what you need to know before you join the Jeff Bezos empire.
Rick Paulas
1.10.19
Views My Own

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
Invisible Jobs

A Day in the Life of a Home Health Aide Earning $13 an Hour

Home care workers take care of our most vulnerable populations for rock-bottom pay in a high-turnover job that is both tough and rewarding.
Rick Paulas
11.1.18
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
VICE Guide to Life

How Not to Get Fired

Now that you got the job, it’s time to keep it.
Rick Paulas
10.8.18
Work

This Is What Happens When You Lie on Your Resume

Some fibs will get you fired, others will get you hired. Here’s how to navigate the line between artful exaggeration and a flat out lie.
Rick Paulas
9.11.18
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
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