This Week in Science
More People Are Feeling Despair and it Might Be Killing Us
A study of over 18,000 Americans found that despair increases in your 30s and could be leading to an increase of "deaths of despair."
All the Ways You Will Be Laid Off in Your Life
There are bad ways, and less bad ways, to find out you are being canned.
The Soul-Crushing Irony of Charlie Brown, the Athlete
Charlie has all the hopes and dreams to be a great superstar, and none of the tools to make it happen.
The Mets Did This
Jose Reyes pitched for the Mets in a 25-4 beatdown.
The 'Punk' CBGB-Themed Target Is Peak Late Capitalism
Corporations jumping on culture for profit is obviously an old story, but this time it happened less than two blocks from where I grew up.
The Rich People in Your City Have Even More Money Than You Think
A fresh report shows in terrifying detail how we're living in a "new Gilded age."
The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Quitting Your Job
Goldman Sachs Is Worried Your Rising Pay Will Hurt Rich People
The latest reminder that American capitalism is in a dark, dark place.
It’s No Accident Americans Are Still Broke in a Booming Economy
A new study shows exactly how badly you're getting screwed, and why.
A Future Without Unions Is a Terrifying Dystopia
From even crazier rent to low pay to no weekends and shitty bosses, it's a lot like the world we live in now—just worse.
Mass Killings Won't Change America's Relationship with Israel
Dozens of civilians are dead and thousands more injured in the latest outburst of insane violence in Gaza. Yet the US debate seems frozen.
A Reminder That America Is Incredibly Corrupt and Only Getting Worse
A mistrial in a major case against a sitting US Senator is just the latest reason to despair about unlimited shady behavior by powerful politicians.