The Nine-Year-Old Paying Off His Classmates' Lunch Debt Isn't a 'Feel Good' Story
Framing these stories as inspirational pushes us further into a bleak future where debt is inescapable, even in elementary school.
Ruthless Capitalists Can't Donate Their Way Out of Trouble Anymore
The Sackler family behind OxyContin is accused of brazenly jumpstarting the deadly opioid crisis. In the era of endless scams, elite philanthropy like theirs is hitting roadblocks.
A Tenants Union Is Taking on the Landlord of This Massive Bay Area Warehouse Complex
It's an example of how the shared space of communal living can provide people the ability to inhabit an area that would otherwise be unaffordable.
Millennial Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Has Actual Ideas for Solving the Student Loan Crisis
The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is in his 30s (!) and personally familiar with the specter haunting young people.