rich people

Munchies

Oprah Thinks Buying Avocados is 'Ridiculous,' So She Bought an Avocado Orchard

So relatable!
Jelisa Castrodale
4.12.19
Dating

Why Dating Rich People When You're Broke Can Be So Awful

It’s easy to think of hooking up with someone well-off as a form of redistributive justice, but you need to be honest about where the power lies.
Alex Moore
3.1.19
Money

What I Learned About Millionaires at Vancouver’s International Boat Show

Turns out most attendees aren’t insanely rich, they’re just faking it for the ‘gram.
Laura Bell
2.25.19
Views My Own

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Plan to Tax the Rich Is the Opposite of Radical

Her idea of a 70 percent tax on income above $10 million isn't wild, and wouldn't pay for everything the left wants. But that's the wrong way to think about it.
David Dayen
1.7.19
Travel

Is Denver's Airport Trolling Conspiracy Theorists or HIDING ALIENS?

Is it a meeting place for the global elite, who will hole up in tunnels beneath its runways when the world ends, or do they just want you to believe that?
Luke Winkie
9.19.18
Views My Own

Trump's Eyeing Another Huge Tax Cut for the Rich and It's Probably Illegal

The last one barely passed Congress and was a huge giveaway to the rich, but that doesn't mean Republicans are done helping their donors.
Matt Taylor
7.31.18
Late Capitalism

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."
Allie Conti
7.20.18
sampling errors

If Rich People Are the Variables in ‘Westworld,’ No Wonder the Experiment Sucks

Scientists have warned that disproportionate sampling of wealthy people impacts research results. Delos Incorporated didn’t get the memo.
Becky Ferreira
6.4.18
groceries

Bill Gates Is Adorably Terrible at Guessing the Cost of Everyday Groceries

Um, no, a box of frozen pizza rolls is not $22.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.23.18
Restaurant Confessionals

Being a Private Chef for a Gazillionaire Is Essentially Indentured Servitude with Perks

Once you’ve reached a certain point in life, any X amount of dollars past that won’t make you happier. I meet plenty of miserable rich bastards who are angry about all these things. They should be happy and live wonderful lives. But they’re just people.
Anonymous
1.13.18
Tracking Trump's Congress

Trump's Tax Fight Could Look a Lot Like the War Over Healthcare

The president's broad framework leaves all the details up to the same Republicans in Congress who failed disastrously over and over again to destroy a law they hate.
Mark Hay
9.29.17
economics

Rich People Feel Really, Really Bad About Being Rich

A new book explores the anxieties that come along with affluence. I asked the author why regular people should care.
Allie Conti
9.20.17
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