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  1. what is elon musk?
    What Is Elon Musk?And how is it possible that he could emerge from his Twitter debacle more culturally dominant than ever?
  2. just asking questions
    Is the Fed’s Cure for Inflation Worse Than the Disease?Economic analyst Ryan Sweet on the tricky balance Jerome Powell is trying to strike and how Europe’s woes could spread to America.
  3. business
    Milk Money: The Start-Ups Racing to Shake Up the Baby Formula IndustryThe national shortage that wreaked havoc for parents created an opening in the $4 billion market.
  4. work
    The Little-Known Policy Wreaking Havoc on Workers’ LivesOpaque corporate “points” systems penalize employees for medical emergencies and make it all but impossible for them to appeal.
  5. the money game
    The Crypto Geniuses Who Vaporized a Trillion DollarsEveryone trusted the two guys at Three Arrows Capital. They knew what they were doing — right?
  6. what is elon musk?
    An Elon Musk Photo BookLet’s stare at Elon Musk.
  7. what is elon musk?
    A Close Read of @elonmuskWhat the Tesla founder’s Twitter feed reveals about the man behind the handle.
  8. what is elon musk?
    ‘I Don’t Talk to Any of My Normal Friends About This’Two members of Elon Musk’s Twitter army explain their decision to enlist.
  9. what is elon musk?
    ‘I Began Just Losing Money Every Day’Four short sellers on the specific agonies of betting against Elon Musk.
  10. humor writing
    Reductress Commits to Satire of Capitalism by Being AcquiredBy Phenomenal Media, which is led by Meena Harris, Vice-President Kamala Harris’s niece.
  11. what is elon musk?
    SpaceXCadetsIf you want your child to become the next billionaire industrialist, Astra Nova might be a good place to start.
  12. what is elon musk?
    Musk As MuseElon’s romantic partners keep putting him into their art.
  13. what is elon musk?
    Musk and Trump and a Little Steve JobsThe characterological origins of Tony Stark.
  14. what is elon musk?
    Elon’s Biggest BoondoggleWhy did the world’s richest man spend the past five years trying to sell cities a hole in the ground?
  15. exhibit a
    I Used to Work on Cases Like Twitter v. Musk. Here’s What Will Happen Next.Twitter’s lawsuit against Elon Musk will head to court on October 17. Get ready to watch it with an insider’s eye.
  16. feuds
    Is Elon Musk a Bad Billionaire Buddy?The Wall Street Journal reports that Musk had an affair with the wife of his longtime friend and fellow billionaire, Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
  17. business
    Dr. Bezos Will See You NowAmazon is jumping into the brick-and-mortar health-care business.
  18. profile
    What Will Chris Smalls Do Next?He did the impossible: Unionize an Amazon warehouse. Then the hard part began.
  19. dreams and nightmares
    Meek Mill Leaves Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Roster“I’m personally handling my own business so I can take risk[s] and grow.”
  20. life after roe
    HR Departments Are Scrambling Over Abortion Travel PoliciesThe space in which a constitutional right once was is being filled by focus-grouped messaging and calculated estimates of abortion’s ROI.
  21. the money game
    Elon Musk Tries to Wriggle Out of Twitter DealThe world’s richest man is officially bailing on his $44 billion deal to buy the company, but Twitter’s board says it will meet him in court.
  22. the streaming wars
    Netflix to Its Techies: Shut UpTech workers at Netflix thought the company would always value their feedback. How naïve.
  23. headaches
    Yep, July 4 Weekend Air Travel Is a Complete MessMore Americans are hitting the skies than did in 2019 before the pandemic, and the increased delays and cancellations will likely continue all summer.
  24. profile
    Mark Manson, the Self-Help Guru Who Burned OutHe sold 12 million copies of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. Then he started taking his own advice.
  25. hmm
    What on Earth Goes on in This Room?Step inside the chaos of Ben Affleck’s home office.
  26. the picket line
    Elon Musk Wants Free Speech for Himself, Not SpaceX EmployeesWorkers were fired for daring to criticize the king.
  27. gun violence
    The Ruthless Rise of Daniel Defense, Maker of the Uvalde AR15The gun manufacturer established itself by allegedly undercutting a business partner and preying on American paranoia.
  28. power
    Sheryl Sandberg Is No Longer ‘Leaning In’ at FacebookThe longtime Facebook COO is stepping down.
  29. the city politic
    Kill the Commute for GoodTrekking into Manhattan five days a week never made sense for most white-collar workers.
  30. the money game
    Buy Now. Pay (and Pay, and Pay, and Pay) Later.The bill for the finance hack of the pandemic is coming due — for all of us.
  31. the bottom line
    Nationalize Baby FormulaAnd other ideas to end the corporate stranglehold over mothers and children.
  32. ukraine invasion
    You Won’t Be Able to Get a Big Mac in Moscow Ever AgainMcDonald’s is pulling out of Russia entirely as Putin’s invasion of Ukraine drags on — ending an era that began with promise.
  33. business
    Is Elon Musk About to Bail on Twitter, or Just Negotiating in Public?The world’s richest man announced that his purchase of the company was “on hold” Friday morning, then clarified that he’s “still committed” to it.
  34. intelligencer chats
    America’s Economic Outlook Gets GloomierInflation is barely easing, making the Fed’s already tough job even more difficult.
  35. the money game
    Where Did 1 Million Workers Go Last Month?The unemployment rate is still near a 50-year low, but more people keep dropping out of the workforce.
  36. elon musk
    11 Weird and Upsetting Facts About Elon MuskEven after a week of wall-to-wall Elon Musk news coverage, there’s still more to learn.
  37. pivot
    Why Elon Musk Might Still Walk Away From the Twitter DealPay attention to Tesla’s falling stock price.
  38. the money game
    What Wall Streeters Are Whispering About Elon Musk and TwitterTheir advice: Back out.
  39. business
    When Smoke Gets in Your WineGrowers, vintners, and scientists are scrambling to protect California’s prized Napa Cab from the aftertaste of wildfires.
  40. the group portrait
    Amazon Labor Union’s Next Big TestOrganizers are angling for a second historic victory.
  41. the money game
    What the Hell Happened to Netflix?The company lost 200,000 subscribers this quarter and expects another 2 million will flee by July.
  42. investigations
    The Air-Ambulance VulturesThe search for why my emergency flight cost $86,184 led me to a hidden culprit: private equity.
  43. the money game
    Most Americans Don’t Remember the Last Time Inflation Was This BadNew data shows that prices haven’t risen to this extent since 1981. But there is one significant bright spot.
  44. strikes
    What to Know About the Etsy StrikeThousands of sellers have suspended business on the platform to protest “pandemic profiteering.”
  45. twitter
    Maybe Elon Musk Just Wants Twitter All for HimselfThe world’s richest man isn’t joining the company’s board after all. But that doesn’t mean he’s out of the Twitter-disruption game.
  46. elon musk
    Twitter’s Most Famous Troll Joins the BoardThe guy who tweeted a false pedophilia accusation will have considerable sway over the platform.
  47. tech
    Twitter’s Most Famous Troll Is Now Its Biggest ShareholderThe extremely online Elon Musk recently bought 9.2 percent of the company, he revealed on Monday.
  48. just asking questions
    Kara Swisher: Disney’s CEO ‘Doesn’t Have Any Mistakes Left’After a lukewarm response to Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law, the House of Mouse is being attacked from all sides.
  49. luxuries
    The Superyacht Market Is Shrugging Off the Loss of Russian BuyersTurns out there are now plenty of other billionaires looking for massive yachts to buy.
  50. the money game
    Crypto Confronts the War in UkraineFor the big trading platforms, the Russian invasion has turned borderlessness into a liability.
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