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  1. the money game
    WeWork Again Insists It’s Not Dead YetThe office-space company is still around after Adam Neumann’s exit — but its future looks less than bright.
  2. the money game
    Why Is Anyone Still Betting on Adam Neumann?Venture-capital behemoth Andreessen Horowitz placed its biggest-ever bet on what looks to be a rent-to-own empire.
  3. late capitalism
    America Has Central Planners. We Just Call Them ‘Venture Capitalists.’Venture capitalists guide significant portions of industrial development by using their vast wealth to subsidize their favorite money-losing firms.
  4. the real estate
    WeWork Didn’t Blow Up Without HelpSoftBank’s reckless $10 billion bet on what became the city’s biggest landlord won’t be the last of its kind.
  5. the top line
    Softbank Found Another Dumb Way to InvestNaturally, the tech behemoth that lost billions on WeWork has found a new, weird thing to do with its investors’ cash.
  6. the top line
    Paul Singer Wants to Save SoftBank From ItselfHow does one keep Masayoshi Son from squandering more of his billions on projects like WeWork?
  7. the top line
    WeWork Should Learn Something From Marriott and HiltonIt’s not impossible to build a successful real-estate company that owns little or no real estate.
  8. the top line
    Insane Slides From SoftBank’s Presentation Explaining (?) How It Will Fix WeWorkMaybe Adam Neumann isn’t the only charismatic founder-CEO who needs to be paid to go away.
  9. wework
    Adam Neumann’s Time at WeWork Is Over, But His Troubles Aren’tA new lawsuit accuses the disgraced CEO of pregnancy discrimination.
  10. the top line
    Here’s How Congress Can Stop the Next WeWorkBanning the common practice of dual-class stock structures could prevent the next Adam Neumann from making billions for tanking a company.
  11. the top line
    WeWork Is Slouching Toward Its Least-Worst Rescue OptionIt looks like SoftBank is going to overpay again, even if not by as much as it did last time.
  12. guinea pig
    I Lived Adam Neumann’s Perfect Life for a Day. It Was Terrible.I took part in every aspect of the We project, hoping to see the company as Neumann saw it — a brilliant ecosystem. Reality was much sadder.
  13. just asking questions
    ‘At What Point Does Malfeasance Become Fraud?’: Scott Galloway on WeWork“All we have here is an entity burning seven hundred million dollars a quarter.
  14. wework
    What the Collapse of WeWork’s IPO MeansIntelligencer staffers discuss how the company’s recent struggles fit in with the broader economic picture.
  15. wework
    How WeWork Went from Unstoppable Unicorn to Postponing Its IPOFive months ago, WeWork CEO Adam Neumann was riding a unicorn to riches. Now his company has postponed its IPO. What happened?
  16. the top line
    WeWork Should Never Have Been a UnicornHow hard is it really to build a pleasant co-working environment? The real world has started to provide an answer.
  17. the top line
    No, a WeWork Collapse Isn’t Going to Tank the Economy. But.Outgoing CEO Adam Neumann’s business model does pose some legitimate risks for the commercial real-estate market.
  18. the top line
    WeWork Has Bigger Problems Than Adam NeumannFor instance, its business model. And convincing potential IPO investors of a $20 billion valuation is looking very difficult.
  19. business
    How Did WeWork’s Adam Neumann Build a $47 Billion Company?Not by sharing.
  20. the top line
    Why Do Shareholders Agree to Give Up Voting Rights?WeWork is facing questions about its CEO’s conduct. But its investors don’t have any power to make changes.
  21. utopias
    When the Singularity Arrives, Will We All Have Roommates?Taking a closer look at co-living.