Pete Buttigieg Revived South Bend With Tech. Up Next: America
Co-published with WIRED. As the mayor of a small Indiana city, Pete Buttigieg applied his low-key technocratic style to economic and social dysfunction. Now he wants …
What’s Behind Rich People Pretending to be Self-Made?
Co-published with The Guardian. Americans reflexively link hard work with reward, but what happens as the two become ever more disconnected?
Lauren Greenfield’s Gilt Edge
Co-published with The New York Review of Books. Lauren Greenfield’s work provides a shocking, rigorous, and needed visual language for society’s worst excesses.
Co-published with Dissent Magazine. One of the most pressing causes of economic inequality is spatial inequality. But to solve this big problem, you first have to understand …
Who Gets to Break the Rules in America?
Co-published with Jezebel. It is possible to break the rules and get away with it in America—but only if you're rich.
Luxury Doomsday Shelters
Co-published with VICE. Companies are building hideouts designed to survive the end of the world—but only for the superrich.
Blind to Homelessness
Co-published with The Guardian. As inequality grows across the nation, are the rich becoming desensitized to the needs of the poor?