How to Ask Someone for Career Advice Without Being Annoying
“It can’t hurt to ask” is extremely common advice, but when we’re all so accessible online, just being able to reach someone and ask for their help doesn’t mean what it used to.
'Welcome to a Shithole': Most U.S. Prisons Are Filled with Toxic Waste
Our jails are overflowing with raw sewage, leaky ceilings, mold and insects. Some cities are trying to fix the damage.
Jesi Taylor Cruz
Take My Cash, You Discriminatory Corporate Buffoons
'We don't take cash' is another way to say 'No broke people allowed.'
Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over
It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.
Fox News Hosts Think Minimum Wage Fast Food Workers Should Stop Complaining
"If you're nice to the people, you make a lot of money."
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.
The Creative and Cruel Ways People Make Life Hell for the Homeless
It's not just playing "Baby Shark" over and over.
How 'Woke' Liberals Convince Themselves That Gentrifying Is Okay
As a gentrifier myself, I decided to study how we justify what we're doing.
You Can Now Uber a Helicopter, but You Probably Shouldn't
A select few can now Uber a helicopter that, like all helicopters, pollutes the air and accelerates climate change.
Alaska's Trumpian Governor Just Threatened the Health of the Entire State
Dunleavy, funded by the Koch brothers and the oil industry, just made unprecedented cuts to health, education and climate change initiatives.
People Trapped by Student Debt Need Money, Not a Long Policy Argument
They don't care whether you call it a 'handout' or a 'miracle,' they're just hoping for relief.
How the 'Don't Buy Coffee' Line Made One Guy Rich and Everyone Else Miserable
Simple advice about saving has spawned a toxic debate.