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.
Barack Obama: decent president. Crap post-president. You can’t have it all, I guess.
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.
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!!!
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.
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?
Tomorrow night is the annual White House Correspondents Association Dinner. Fuck the White House Correspondents Association Dinner.
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.
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.