CAPITALISM

Late Capitalism

You're Probably Not Getting that Loan Forgiveness You're Counting On

Out of almost 30,000 people who applied for a forgiveness program, just 96—less than 1 percent—had their debt erased. And it gets worse.
Allie Conti
2 days ago
Views My Own

The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.
Matt Stoller
9.13.18
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
9.11.18
Comics

'How Is Everything?' Today's Comic by Alex Krokus

Here are two funny comics by Alex Krokus about working in a restaurant and art.
Alex Krokus
9.6.18
Late Capitalism

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

Also to blame: Democrats and liberals.
Matt Taylor
8.14.18
Views My Own

Trump's Eyeing Another Huge Tax Cut for the Rich and It's Probably Illegal

The last one barely passed Congress and was a huge giveaway to the rich, but that doesn't mean Republicans are done helping their donors.
Matt Taylor
7.31.18
GENTRIFICATION

Fancy Co-Living Spaces Are the Trendy New Way White People Ruin Everything

How the hipster solution to the rising cost of rent is gentrifying neighborhoods.
Caroline Thompson
7.26.18
Merch

You Can Make Trump Say Whatever You Want with These Fake 'Signed' Portraits

An online shop sells knock-off presidential portraits with custom messages in Trump's handwriting, and will apparently let you write obscene ones.
Eve Peyser
7.17.18
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
7.10.18
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
6.15.18
money

Greedy Bankers Are Already Creating the Next Financial Crisis

Banks have record profits, but Democrats and Republicans both seem determined to play with disaster.
Matt Taylor
5.23.18
Views My Own

The Supreme Court Just Declared Open Season on Workers in America

A high court decision Monday makes it easier for your boss to steal from you—and is part of a broad anti-union wave.
Matt Taylor
5.21.18