Co-published with Vox. Afterpay is the latest company to target young shoppers looking for a deal.
Co-published with The Los Angeles Times. Nowhere is the power of language so stealthy and destructive as the world of high finance.
Co-published with The San Francisco Chronicle. The meaning of middle-class life has altered from something stable to implied economic fragility.
Co-published with In These Times. This wasn’t the life I had envisioned for myself: part blue-collar worker, part professional, unable to fit in fully in either realm. I wonder if a piecemeal living of part-time work, no benefits and looming student loans is as good as it will get.
Co-published with The New York Times. Who can appeal to the people who feel the most like they’ve gotten a raw deal?
Co-published with San Francisco Chronicle. Sleep deprivation haunts unhoused people, worsening the trauma that sometimes caused their unsheltered situations in the first place.
Co-published with The Guardian. Today’s black lung rates are higher than 50 years ago, affecting men as young as their 30s, and in Kentucky their right to decent healthcare is being curtailed.
Co-published with The Guardian. Foundations are now helping couples and individuals seeking fertility treatments.
Co-published with Bitch Media. There is a clear link between the bestseller that hectored women to demand more from themselves in the workplace and the Facebook executive who ignored warnings about disinformation campaigns infiltrating the network.
Co-published with The Guardian. If you like your coffee fair trade, why not your children’s school ‘fair labor’? Here’s a simple but effective proposal.