wealth

Scam Academy

I Got Paid to Improve Rich Kids' Personalities on Their College Applications

I agreed to do something that seemed a little bit sketch but ultimately legal so I wouldn't have to take out loans. It turned out to be a very fine line.
Anonymous
7.15.19
iPhone

AirPods Are a Tragedy

Apple claims that AirPods are building a “wireless future.” Many people think they're a symbol of disposable wealth. The truth is bleaker.
Caroline Haskins
5.6.19
CAPITALISM

Even Mega Millionaire Abigail Disney Realizes the System Is Broken

An heir to the Disney fortune is not holding back from lambasting inequality in America.
Matt Taylor
4.22.19
true crime

The Rich Kid Accused of Killing His Mom and Hiding the Body with 'Girlfriends'

Jared Eng is charged with killing his mother, and two women are accused of helping him move the corpse.
Allie Conti
2.12.19
class

Here Are 21 Stories of Rich Kids Lying About Being Rich

"She self-defines as working-class because her aunt didn't go to college."
Niloufar Haidari
1.29.19
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

The Typical Black Family May Have Zero Wealth by the End of This Century

Despite what Trump says about black unemployment, the inequality gap is approaching the point of no return, according to a new report.
Allie Conti
1.15.19
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
Views My Own

Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone

Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.
Rick Paulas
11.29.18
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
jeff bezos

Spend All of Jeff Bezos’ Money In This Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Game

'You Are Jeff Bezos' puts the wealth of the world's richest into dizzying perspective as you try to spend every penny.
Jordan Pearson
10.22.18
Late Capitalism

It's Capitalism's Fault That Young People Prefer Socialism

Also to blame: Democrats and liberals.
Matt Taylor
8.14.18
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