capitalism

24 Nov 2021

Let’s Talk About the Louis Vuitton Heist

We’re all familiar with Louis Vuitton. Despite its luxury status, the brand is everywhere. If you haven’t heard the name dropped on a hip hop track, then certainly you’ve seen the signature LV monogram on passing handbags. The authenticity of the bag doesn’t matter much. The logo speaks for itself. 

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08 Nov 2021

Elon Musk Needs to Shut Up and Pay Taxes

Elon Musk took to Twitter last weekend to gather a poll to see if he should sell 10% of his Tesla stock. Musk is stating that he will “abide by the results”. Elon Musk asserts that as he does not take a cash salary, or take direct cash payments, and

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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10 Feb 2020

13 Bafflingly Gendered Products that Make No Sense

by Kate Brunotts Shopping for razors is especially difficult when you have to decide between being a froofy little girl or a brooding alpha male. I know it’s hard to believe, but it turns out that the blue and pink razors are largely the same outside of their color and

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06 Dec 2019

Meet Scabby: Union Advocate, Revolutionary, Giant Disgusting Inflatable Rat

by Hannah Harkness Yesterday morning on my Twitter feed, a post from user @jaynooch popped up on my feed with a familiar sight for any city with organized labor: a giant inflatable cartoon rat with festering scab wounds on its stomach.  Scabby the rat is outside of wework today so

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03 Dec 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday. Tell Capitalism to Fuck Off.

we are told that it was the best Cyber Monday ever, a $9.4 billion juggernaut that was up 19 percent over last year’s figure, with Americans spending $11 million every minute at its peak. Indulge me as I parrot the most obnoxious phrase in online contrarianism, then italicize it: Am I the only one who thinks that this is really, really weird?

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03 Dec 2019

When is it Okay to Start Playing Christmas Music?

by Kate Brunotts If you’re anything like me, you adore Christmas. The abundance of food, presence of family and mass consumerism; something about it is equally charming and awful. Nevertheless, the child in me always gets a kick out of the holiday season, particularly the music that comes with it.

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15 Oct 2019

The Hightest-Paid Tech CEO Is One of the Most Evil

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is climbing in the polls, due in part to her tendency to roll out plan after plan designed to make America a fundamentally fairer country to live in. As the Atlantic succinctly put it a couple years ago, America has “one small, predominantly white upper class that

Peter-Astrid Kane 1
20 Feb 2019

Bernie Returns and Brings the “S” Word Back With Him

There’s no disputing that Bernie Sanders made a historic and meaningful mark on the country with his 2016 presidential campaign. Putting all the DNC drama and actual loss aside, the wild-haired, Brooklyn-born Jewish senator nearly made it all the way, or at least made it pretty damn far considering he

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