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climate change
climate change

Investors Are Pushing Big Business to Get in Line With the Paris Agreement

"A +4℃ world is not insurable."
Stephen Leahy
12.15.17
CAPITALISM
CAPITALISM

NYC Is So Desperate for Amazon’s Love It’s Turning Every Single Light Orange

Mayor Bill de Blasio is thirsty to win the bid for the tech giant’s second headquarters.
Louise Matsakis
10.18.17
Opinion
Opinion

Corporations Have Utterly Failed to Protect Speech

Facebook and Twitter are hurting those they should be protecting.
Jordan Pearson
10.12.17
Consumerism
Consumerism

A Thermostat, a Meditation On Humanity

I'm getting emotional about HVAC over here.
Carl Franzen
7.19.17
NETFLIX
NETFLIX

‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s New Movie ‘Okja' Is an Anti-Corporate Mindfuck

The new film from Bong Joon Ho is a critique of ethical capitalism wrapped in a heartwarming animal adventure story. But it's not coming to theaters: it premieres on Netflix June 28.
Carl Franzen
6.27.17
CAPITALISM
CAPITALISM

We Don't Need Uber

There are populist alternatives to Uber that don't come with a side of moral confusion.
Jason Koebler
6.14.17
CAPITALISM
CAPITALISM

This Russian Vending Machine Will Sell You Fake Instagram Likes

100 likes will cost you just $.89.
Louise Matsakis
6.6.17
inclusive tech
inclusive tech

NYC's Innovation Director Has a Mission to Fight Inequality

New York City’s director of innovation Jeff Merritt tells Motherboard about how he's working to ensure lower-income communities have access to the same tech as wealthy ones.
Samantha Cole
5.30.17
digital divide
digital divide

Digital Surveillance Is Class Warfare

The poor are victimized by devices and the companies who profit from them.
Jordan Pearson
5.15.17
CAPITALISM
CAPITALISM

Inside the Fidget Spinner Gold Rush

How spinning toys took over China’s factories overnight.
Jason Koebler
5.10.17
Dystopias
Dystopias

Tinder Online Opens New Ring of Hell for Your Workday

Great!
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

The Stuff You Buy Is Destroying Animals Around the World

Maps show where in the world the stuff purchased in the US may be threatening local animals and plants. The rationale is that if you know where in the supply chain you’re doing the most damage, you can take steps to alleviate it.
Grennan Milliken
1.6.17