Trinket magnate Jeff Bezos, America’s richest man, has made a very public charity donation of a $2 billion. The number sounds big, doesn’t it? In fact, it is a disgrace. Let us demonstrate:
Did I warn you? I warned you. Honestly I warned you very clearly.
Radical political parties on the far right and far left often function as outside critics of elected politicians. What happens when they actually get elected? According to new research: a backlash.
We’re more than two thirds of the way through 2018, and we still haven’t had a financial catastrophe yet. If you think that will last, you’re more confident than many experts. Do NOT click through, to maintain that optimism!
The first week is here, of Jacksonville Jaguars football season: 2018-2019.
Visions of blue waves and leftist insurgencies are roiling the Democratic Party. As a result, we are all subject to fretting by members of the Democratic establishment. They are lying to themselves. And if you fear what’s happening, so are you.
Notoriously shady PR man Ronn [sic] Torossian, a favorite Gawker.com subject, just bought a $17 million apartment with cash. Meanwhile Gawker.com’s rotting corpse is now owned by some other guy we made fun of.
Researchers posit the existence of a mysterious “Gen Z”: humans born after the astoundingly recent year of 1997, who nevertheless are now beginning to insinuate themselves into adult workplaces. What should you do if you meet one of these children?
There is reportedly a serious push underway to unionize Whole Foods, which was bought by Amazon last year. Good. They are one of the most obvious union targets in America. There are others.
We hear that New York magazine hosted a union-busting meeting yesterday for top managers, where lawyers from a pricey anti-union firm advised them on how to talk to staff about unions (meaning: how to dissuade staff from unionizing).
Bald industrialist Jeff Bezos, the head of Amazon and America’s richest man, has officially waded into the midterms with a $10 million PAC donation. It is reflective of his absolute inability to spend money in a socially good way.
A bunch of call center workers who work for a particularly evil corporation try to unionize, only to face reprisals from greedy management. Is this a recent Boots Riley movie or real life news story? It’s both!
During these dangerous times, we must have the courage to do what is right: Wear Nike shoes and work for the Central Intelligence Agency.
Put this one in the “Good News” file: Lowe’s, the public school system—and a little American ingenuity—are teaming up to help teachers fight crazed gunmen in bloody hammer battles to the death.
Last night, Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis won the Democratic and Republican primaries for governor in Florida, setting up what will be, for the political press corps, the most easily narrative-ized political race in the country. This shit is really being set up on a tee.
Pittsburgh is about to become the biggest U.S. city without a daily print newspaper, which means it’s a good time to ask ourselves: How are we gonna turn this thing around? It’s a pretty short discussion, actually.
“Inequality,” particularly of the economic variety, can seem abstract. It sometimes fails to move us as much as it should. Some delight in positioning it as somehow separate and apart from the concerns of “identity politics.” IT’S ALL THE SAME THING.
The Republican Party exists primarily to enable rich people to get richer. Its most powerful tool for drawing public support to this niche cause is racism. Indeed, research shows it.
How do companies learn how to stay “union-free?” They are taught by consultants provided by their local Chamber of Commerce. And here is exactly what that looks like.