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Home Depot Employees Are Hot, Thirsty, Harassed, and Poor Home Depot Employees Are Hot, Thirsty, Harassed, and Poor

The next time you go shopping in the big orange hardware store, take a moment to consider what these employees have to say about what life is really like working for Home Depot.

Obama Sucks as a Post-President Obama Sucks as a Post-President

Barack Obama: decent president. Crap post-president. You can’t have it all, I guess.

Home Depot Employees Get Every Bad Job Experience In One Place Home Depot Employees Get Every Bad Job Experience In One Place

In honor of Home Depot billionaire Ken Langone’s new book “I Love Capitalism!”, we are publishing true stories from Home Depot employees. Most of the hundreds of employees who have written in have a far darker perspective on the truth behind the store that made Ken Langone rich.

Yeah, Pave Over the Golf Courses Yeah, Pave Over the Golf Courses

Hong Kong, like many major cities across the world, has a severe housing shortage, and a lack of buildable land. Hong Kong also has some big ass expensive golf courses. This is how great ideas are born!!!

Home Depot Employees Are Broke, Sick, and Disappointed Home Depot Employees Are Broke, Sick, and Disappointed

As a supplement to Home Depot billionaire Ken Langone’s new book “I Love Capitalism!”, we are publishing emails from Home Depot employees discussing what it is like to work in the company that made Ken Langone rich. They seem less than thrilled.

"Reasonable" Republicans Are, Unfortunately, Incoherent "Reasonable" Republicans Are, Unfortunately, Incoherent

It’s odd to contemplate how much Trumpism has warped our political perceptions. Arthur Brooks, the head of the staunchly pro-business American Enterprise Institute, is now the reasonable Republican in DC. He also wants to be on both sides of the most important issue.

True Stories of Miserable Home Depot Employees True Stories of Miserable Home Depot Employees

Ken Langone, who made his billions as a financier of Home Depot, has a new book out called “I Love Capitalism.” Last week, we asked for actual Home Depot employees to tell us whether their job makes them love capitalism. The response has been overwhelming.

Jorge Linares Beat Vasiliy Lomachenko, Right Up Until He Didn't Jorge Linares Beat Vasiliy Lomachenko, Right Up Until He Didn't

Jorge Linares is a flashy, creative athletic freak who has, over a period of many years and much pain, been pushed into the mold of a textbook boxer, like a wild, raging river channeled into an orderly canal. Thus he possesses both the physical gifts of the freak and the carefulness of the technician. When subjected…

Do You Work at Home Depot? Does It Make You Love Capitalism? Do You Work at Home Depot? Does It Make You Love Capitalism?

Ken Langone, the multibillionaire founder* of Home Depot, is back in the news for writing a book gracefully titled I Love Capitalism. Even Peggy Noonan likes it! But it would be interesting to know how well Home Depot’s hundreds of thousands of employees feel Langone’s brand of capitalism is serving their needs.

America's Paranoid Heart Is the NRA Convention America's Paranoid Heart Is the NRA Convention

DALLAS, TX— On Saturday, just after the anti-gun protest, I joined the NRA. Thirty bucks. It entitled me to a one-year subscription of American Rifleman and an entire weekend spent sinking deeper and deeper into a welcoming swamp of perpetual war.

Please Stop Making TV Shows About Journalism, Which Is a Boring Job Please Stop Making TV Shows About Journalism, Which Is a Boring Job

The cable channel FX announced today that it is launching a weekly documentary series focusing on the inner workings of the New York Times. This is not to be confused with the new Showtime documentary series about the New York Times. Unfortunately for these desperate, gullible TV executives: media is fucking boring.

Airbnb Is a Tax on Everyone  Airbnb Is a Tax on Everyone 

You like Airbnb? Sure, sure, great. Would you like Airbnb as much if you knew that its mere existence was costing you, personally, an extra thousand bucks a year in rent?

Study: Yep, Unions Made America Great Study: Yep, Unions Made America Great

As union membership in America has declined, economic inequality has risen. New research confirms the obvious: It ain’t a coincidence. Unions are the tools that built America’s “golden age.”

What's This Guy Doing With His Hands? What's This Guy Doing With His Hands?

If you’re anything like me—and we’re more alike than you care to admit—sometimes you watch TV shows “on demand” and they make it so you can’t fast forward the shows so you have to watch the cheap as hell ads. Anyhow: what’s this guy doing with his hands?

Jamie Dimon Loves Private Prisons Jamie Dimon Loves Private Prisons

What is the most immoral industry? Tobacco? Maybe. Guns? A contender. But it is hard to imagine any industry more loathsome than private prisons. And everyone should know exactly what respectable people are giving private prisons their money.

Trump Administration Orders You Not to Invest Ethically Trump Administration Orders You Not to Invest Ethically

The Trump Labor Department this week issued an extremely important advisory to all of you with retirement accounts: do not, under any circumstances, try to invest your money ethically. Got it?

Fuck The White House Correspondents Association Dinner Fuck The White House Correspondents Association Dinner

Tomorrow night is the annual White House Correspondents Association Dinner. Fuck the White House Correspondents Association Dinner.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Is a Legit Villain The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Is a Legit Villain

The Chamber of Commerce has such a quaint and welcoming name. Yet it is one of the foremost forces in the country seeking to make your life at work more miserable. Example One Million: crushing worker centers.

Before Basic Income, Fix Capitalism Before Basic Income, Fix Capitalism

Finland, a civilized nation near the top of the world, has decided to end its experiment providing a basic income to citizens. This will prompt predictable reactions from predictable factions. But maybe we should spend more time looking backwards, rather than forwards?

Making the Tight Labor Market Work for You Making the Tight Labor Market Work for You

As you may have heard, the labor market these days is “tight.” Unemployment is low, and companies find themselves forced to whine about the “labor shortage” they are facing. You better take advantage of this while it lasts.

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