Warren Would Erase $640 Billion in Student Debt No Matter What Congress Said

The candidate's latest plan shows how she'd be willing to use executive power as president.

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Good Luck Sending Any Senators to Jail for Insider Trading on Coronavirus

Members of Congress are exceptionally hard to bust for insider trading, despite evidence they’re somehow mysteriously able to outperform even many expert hedge fund managers with brilliantly-timed stock trades.

BlackRock Should Be Seized for Crimes Against the Earth

Even after its new pivot to sustainability, BlackRock will still be the world’s largest investor in fossil fuels.

A Robinhood Exploit Let Redditors Bet Infinite Money on the Stock Market

This ONE illegal trick let redditors blow their savings in minutes!

5 Horror Stories About the Cost of Health Care Even When You Have Insurance

"After a car accident, an emergency services bill grew to $75,000. We decided declaring bankruptcy was our only option."

This Group Frees People From the Prison of Medical Debt, One at a Time

RIP Medical Debt has forgiven nearly $1.4 billion worth of debt, which is simultaneously a lot and not nearly enough.

This Woman Says Debt Saved Her From Being Homeless

Sarah Kriekle wants to destroy the notion that all debt is bad because it’s a “really privileged way of looking at things.”


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When This Is Over

Even though our old lives—filled with friends and social gatherings and face-touching—feel very near, the essential shape of has already been irreparably changed.

This Is How We'll Live When the Government Gives Us All a Basic Income

Capitalism’s single-minded emphasis on profit has warped our ideas about purpose and usefulness in work. Universal basic income could change that.

The Story of a Baltimore Panhandler Murdering a Woman Made National News. The Truth Didn't

Baltimore's most powerful institutions put a bizarre story to use for their purposes, shedding light on who counts in the city, and why.


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Why Algeria’s Election Probably Won’t Stop Months of Protests

Many Algerians say Thursday's election is just more of the same — and even after 10 months of protests, they're not done yet.

Art Forgery Is Easier Than Ever, and It's a Great Way to Launder Money

More and more rich people are buying art and stashing it in strange places. According to infamous scammers, it's not even close to legit.

Inside the Financial Relationship Between Pete Buttigieg and Charter School Backers

The money from pro-charter donors raises questions about the surging candidate's recently-released education plan.

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