economics

money-corruption

Pharma Companies Have Spent Billions Buying Back Their Own Stock

Progressives blame the practice for rising insulin costs.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
Corruption

Legendary Job Killer Steve Mnuchin Complains About Amazon Killing Jobs

The Treasury Secretary is being sued as part of a lawsuit alleging Sears was illegally stripped of assets by the people who ran it.
Allie Conti
7.25.19
inequality

The Next Recession Could Arrive Before the End of Trump’s Term, Says Elizabeth Warren

The 2020 candidate has some dire warnings about the economy.
Harry Cheadle
7.22.19
Inequaity

Three Reasons a $15 Minimum Wage Won't Actually 'Kill' Tons of Jobs

Headlines about a wage hike putting Americans out of work are misrepresenting a major new report.
Harry Cheadle
7.10.19
inequality

Young People Are Poorer Than Ever and Government Programs Are Failing Them

A new study finds that the social safety net leaves out the youngest workers.
Allie Conti
6.7.19
inequality

Trump's 'Record Economy' Is Making Americans Miserable

Except the rich ones, who are stoked.
Alex Norcia
4.29.19
Culture

What I Learned at the 'Debate' Between Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek

Žižek was less a cognizant thinker and more a pathological sacred cow tipper while Peterson was a bard for the reactionary elite and emo as hell.
Jordan Foisy
4.24.19
Weed Week

The 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out. Here's What's Replacing It

Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.
Danielle Simone Brand
4.22.19
Student debt

What Elizabeth Warren's Plan to Cancel Student Debt Would Mean for You

Her far-ranging proposal would transform how Americans pay for college.
Allie Conti
4.22.19
Views My Own

All 76 of Andrew Yang's Policies Ranked from 'Regular' to 'Science Fiction'

Under President Yang, we'll all be voting on our phones using blockchain and getting free marriage counseling.
Justin Caffier
3.27.19
Film

Jordan Peele’s 'Us' Is Not-So-Secretly About Class

Peele has managed to map an enemy that exists in all of us.
Noel Ransome
3.25.19
Cannabis

Regulations Are Choking Out California's Legal Weed Industry

A complex licensing system, conflicting state and local rules, and an aggressive enforcement regime has some cannabis industry heads wishing for the good old days.
John Veit
3.7.19
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