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‘If you’re making less than $25 an hour right now, you should be terrified’: Business creator shows how wages under $25 an hour don’t meet average expenses

'I make more money than I ever have in my life and I still can’t do more than barely scrape by.'

On Sep 24, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘Our store is closing and our CFO offed himself and I have to come in every shift and fix this’: Bed, Bath, & Beyond worker says customers keep spelling ‘BALLS’ with monogrammed pumpkins

'Late stage capitalism is the wildest thing.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Lauren Castro

woman speaking arm up caption 'There are some large brands that I just don't understand who is in charge... I could do a better job from my bed' (l) hand holding iPhone with TikTok on screen (c) woman speaking arm up caption 'There are some large brands that I just don't understand who is in charge... I could do a better job from my bed' (r)

‘All that time you spend on this app? You’re actually developing a monetizable skill’: Business coach says Gen Z’s use of TikTok translates to job skills

'I’ve applied for jobs recently that asked how many years of experience using Word I have. like idk all my life?'

On Aug 21, 2022 by Braden Bjella

woman speaking hand on head (l) woman speaking caption 'What's a scam that's become so normalized that we don't even realize it's a scam anymore?' (c) woman speaking finger on glasses (r)

‘Your naps are not laziness. Listen to your body’: TikToker shares how the 8-hour sleep cycle is a capitalistic scam

'Capitalism has made it so that we see naps and rest as inconvenient.'

On Jun 28, 2022 by Grace Stanley

woman speaking caption 'I'm a whole teacher and dance instructor and actor I even pick up random catering shifts and I do paid performances' (l) Woman speaking hand up caption 'The main reason I work so much is so I don't think about how bad my life is and get depressed It's hard enough tryna keep myself mental sane with all the stuff going on in my personal life' (c) Woman talking hand up caption ' There are days I barely eat because I NEVER have food at home' (r)

‘I work as much as I can’: TikToker’s video about the inaccessibility of government assistance for single people sparks debate

'It's really set up for you to lose.'

On Jun 5, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Work is not your passion, it’s a paycheck’: TikToker says your job should only be tolerable, sparking debate

'Your full time job is doing things that make you happy, and this job is just there to help you pay for it.'

On May 23, 2022 by Siobhan Ball

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‘Came in, couldn’t clock in’: Joke TikTok inspires real conversation about inhumane ways people have been fired

'This happened to me.'

On Dec 28, 2021 by Rachel Kiley

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‘What stage of capitalism is this’: People hate this high-tech pricetag for collectible sneakers

This gadget provides live updates on the value of your sneakers.

On Dec 9, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘These manipulation tactics worked’: TikToker shows how nonprofits flooded their grandpa with mail

'This is one of the reasons I don't like nonprofit organizations and why you shouldn't either.'

On Oct 15, 2021 by Phil West

couch made of pink, blue, and purple hands with pillows that read 'when you change OR to AND' and 'nobody believes you'

‘Capitalism supports LGBT rights when there is an opportunity to make more money’: People are divided over Ikea’s Pride-themed loveseats

People are especially conflicted over the bisexual loveseat.

On Jun 29, 2021 by Jennifer Xia

An image of a woman holding the Moodbeam One, a wearable surveillance tech device.

This controversial bracelet lets bosses track employees’ moods with the push of a button

It's surveillance tech for your well-being.

On Jan 18, 2021 by Ana Valens

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‘What fresh dystopian hell is this?’ High school grocery store trading food for good deeds slammed online

Proponents hope the program is replicated in other small towns.

On Dec 15, 2020 by Rachel Kiley

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This organization wants people to pay for the bisexual flag

'Bi pride but make it capitalist!'

On Apr 29, 2020 by Moises Mendez II


Uber Eats joins the ranks of bad Pride campaigns

'We just want you to pay your drivers.'

On Jun 27, 2019 by Brooke Sjoberg


The construction dad Instagram influencer was just an elaborate marketing stunt

It's a marketing stunt for a coffee shop.

On Jun 13, 2019 by Eilish O'Sullivan