Economy

Views My Own

This Is What Trump Quietly Screwing the Poor Looks Like

Predators who target desperate people with payday loans were going to get regulated. Then they threw some money around.
David Dayen
2.7.19
Late Capitalism

How Elizabeth Warren's Wealth Tax Would Remake America

The candidate's new policy proposal is kind of a big deal. Combine it with AOC's 70 percent plan, and you'd have a totally different society.
Matt Taylor
1.28.19
Late Capitalism

Trump's Shutdown Is Costing Billions and Screwing the Middle Class

"If the refunds don't go out, then you really see a ripple effect..."
Matt Taylor
1.23.19
amazon

Amazon's New Office Propaganda Campaign Has Begun

The much-hyped "HQ2" is still a way off, but the tech goliath is already sending out fliers to quell the uprising.
Ankita Rao
1.17.19
unions

The US Government Has Always Been a Tool of Greedy Corporations

It didn't start with Ronald Reagan or even Republicans.
Seth Ferranti
1.3.19
Late Capitalism

Millennials Don’t Love Capitalism but Can’t Stop Using Amazon

"I can't even imagine what could come out next that would even make me change my shopping."
Arielle Dollinger
12.18.18
Views My Own

This Invisible Industry Might Be the Worst Thing About Late Capitalism

Toys R Us, Sears, and even nursing homes are getting ravaged by financial predators in private equity.
David Dayen
11.28.18
Late Capitalism

How a Real Class War, Like with Guns, Could Actually Happen

Democrats seem increasingly comfortable with "incivility," while Republicans are more shameless than ever about helping the rich. Where is this going?
Mike Pearl
11.26.18
climate change

California's Wildfires Are Exposing the Rotten Core of Capitalism

It's going to get weirder from here.
Lauren Lee White
11.16.18
Late Capitalism

Instead of Giving Billions to Amazon, We Could Just Cancel Student Debt

Yes, this is actually possible.
Allie Conti
11.16.18
Late Capitalism

This Is How People Can Actually Afford to Live in Seattle

"If I was trying to save money and live where I live, I literally couldn’t go out and do anything.”
Matt Pentz
11.14.18
Late Capitalism

Billionaires Are Raging and the Minimum Wage Is on the Ballot

The super rich just had their best year ever. There's also an election on Tuesday.
Matt Taylor
11.6.18
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