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Drugs

This 'Hypocritical' Loophole Can Get You Busted for Weed in NYC

A new policy of lenience in America's largest city is being enforced in strange ways.
Raven Rakia
11.19.18
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
money

Secret $1.5 Billion Mega Millions Winner Is Blowing It, 'Lotto Lawyer' Says

Claiming a massive jackpot right away isn't always a smart move, but what is this person waiting for?
Allie Conti
11.15.18
Late Capitalism

Wells Fargo: You Can’t Sue Because You Should Have Known We Misled You

A new legal argument from the extremely shady bank is basically: "We can't be trusted to tell the actual truth." And it might work.
David Dayen
11.15.18
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
Views My Own

Amazon Is Creating Cities for the Rich and Democrats Are Bending the Knee

Meanwhile, debt is exploding, Americans are very angry, and Donald Trump is honing in on a second term.
Matt Taylor
11.13.18
crime

This Guy Infiltrated Hollywood for the Mob and Pulled Off a Major Scam

He was buds with Marilyn Monroe and (of course) involved in shady union extortion shit. Then he got whacked.
Seth Ferranti
11.12.18
DOPESICK NATION

I Use My Own Rehab Stories to Help People Get Treatment for Opioid Addiction

It's a struggle to balance your own sobriety with a high-stress, triggering job in the opioid treatment industry.
Sarah Bellman
11.9.18
Views My Own

It's Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Better

Another mass shooting. Another presidential tantrum. Another white nationalist at the White House. And Robert Mueller in trouble.
Matt Taylor
11.8.18
Criminal Justice

Florida Is About to Find Out What Happens When Ex-Prisoners Vote

A million or more new voters could be eligible for 2020 thanks to a ballot initiative reversing Jim Crow-era policy.
Jennifer Rae Taylor
11.7.18
Jersey, Sure

Corruption Is Rampant and New Jersey Is Cool with It

A dirty Democrat who was prosecuted for flagrant favor-trading can thank Donald Trump for taking the heat off.
Alex Norcia
11.6.18
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