NYT’s David Brooks mercilessly mocked for complaining about $78 airport meal
'How many drinks did you have?'
On Sep 21, 2023 by Katherine Huggins
CEO who called for 50% rise in unemployment walks back ‘deeply insensitive’ comments
Tim Gurner said Tuesday that 'we need to see pain in the economy.'
On Sep 14, 2023 by Katherine Huggins
‘We need to see pain’: CEO who blamed avocado toast for millennials’ financial struggles calls for unemployment to jump 50%—sparking outrage
Gurner previously called for millennials to stop buying avocado toast if they want to become homeowners.
On Sep 13, 2023 by Katherine Huggins
VC podcast duo faces criticism for frantic response to Silicon Valley Bank collapse
A prominent VC tandem is proud of raising the alarm on SVB, but some say he sparked more fear.
On Mar 13, 2023 by Mikael Thalen
‘I know for sure we are in a recession now’: Walmart shopper shows store selling 2-pack sugar cookies
'I remember getting the two packs when I was a kid during the 2008 recession.'
On Jan 30, 2023 by Vladimir Supica
‘If people don’t see the signs, it’s like screaming into the void’: Former middle manager warns of early signs of layoffs amid recession fears
'By the time it gets to you, there's not much you can do.'
On Jun 19, 2022 by Dan Latu
Pence deletes tweet praising Trump’s coronavirus response
Nobody seems to know why the tweet was removed.
On Sep 10, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
Trump admin once claimed coronavirus would be good for jobs—now 10 million are unemployed
The claims have aged horrifically.
On Apr 2, 2020 by Siobhan Ball
Kellyanne Conway brushes off recession fears, calls it ‘Sesame Street word of the day’
Trump has also pushed back at the idea of a looming recession.
On Aug 19, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich
The ‘buttery’ effect: How LuLaRoe built an empire of empowerment
Some call it a 'mom cult,' but these legging consultants may have found the secret to having it all.
On Feb 1, 2017 by Winona Dimeo-Ediger
British stuff to buy with your American dollars now that the U.K. economy is in ruins
All the crap you've always wanted.
On Jun 25, 2016 by David Britton
An economic experiment in California will give citizens free money, but big questions remain
Skepticism is warranted.
On Jun 10, 2016 by Selena Larson
This is a very good meme, but is it willing to relocate to San Francisco?
Sometimes it's the only way to get a job.
On Mar 22, 2016 by Jay Hathaway
U.S. ban on imported hoverboards is literally the end of the world
Say bye-bye to the global economy!
On Mar 16, 2016 by Jay Hathaway