The Trump administration has reportedly chosen hedge fund guy turned professional job-wanter Anthony Scaramucci as its new White House communication director. Who is THE MOOCH? Fortunately, he has told us at length, in his own words.
I see you. Spandex. Spiderman. I see you there. What are you doing?
Sad news today: the latest Bloomberg poll shows that a scant 31% of Americans say they have “admiration” for billionaires, while a majority say they distrust them. This lack of empathy is unfortunate. Luckily, there is one way billionaires can change this dynamic once and for all.
Like an old-growth tree that moves pitifully slow compared to the deadly encroachments of climate change, the Democratic Party establishment is now bumbling about in search of where to go now. If only there were some... signs.
Recently, a mentally ill man committed a terrible crime in New York City. So I ask you: Why isn’t Black Lives Matter protesting jerks like that?
Adjunct professors—the worker ants of higher education—are the lowest-paid highly educated workers in America. What could unions do for them? Here is your freaking answer.
America: has it been too lenient on immigration? A new study is proof that we’ve been letting outsiders waltz right into our country and... work the absolute worst graveyard shifts.
The announcement that a large group of news media publishers are banding together in an attempt to bargain collectively with Facebook and Google over revenues is a big deal. And long overdue. But realistically, there are only a few ways that the future of the journalism industry can turn out.
In America, the political party that most closely identifies with religion also works tirelessly to destroy labor unions. According to god’s man on earth: yall are fucking up.
THE SITUATION: You’re on a plane and the plane has landed. NOW: Let me explain to you what NOT to do—and what to do instead.
StoryCorps, a company that is currently running an anti-union campaign, told us this week that they are not “anti-union.” This is a common refrain. But what does it mean? Let us provide some clarity.
Bret Stephens, who triumphantly overcame being a middle-aged white man in order to land a job as a New York Times columnist, also accepted a gig this week as an MSNBC contributor. But why?
Like defective dogs who never properly adjust to Pavlovian conditioning, we in the media continue to be shocked, shocked by the not normal behavior of our American president. This is all leading up to something quite obvious.
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus held that the universe is in a constant state of change. His nation went on to produce lots of yogurt, which is always changing, as well.
Paul Niehaus is the cofounder and president of GiveDirectly, a direct cash transfer program rated as one of the most effective anti-poverty charities in the world. He is currently putting together the largest basic income experiment ever designed. We spoke to him about the politics and perils of changing how the world…