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  1. q&a
    How Shareholder Capitalism Crashed a Plane (Two, Actually)Talking with the author of Flying Blind, a new book about Boeing’s deadly 737 Max.
  2. business
    Amazon Workers Will Get Another Shot at UnionizingThere will be another election at the Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse after the company was accused of breaking the law.
  3. self-censorship
    Jamie Dimon Quickly Backtracks on Mild China JokeHe needs to stay on the country’s good side, and Xi Jinping isn’t known for his sense of humor.
  4. better know a billionaire
    7 Weird and Utterly Fascinating Facts About Mark ZuckerbergSome things to know as Zuckerberg launches us into the metaverse — from his affinity for spear throwing to the time he used a “laser gun” on a goat.
  5. the economy
    Is Bitcoin Killing Gold?Goldbugs were screaming about inflation for years. It turns out being right didn’t mean getting rich.
  6. business
    A Union Is Brewing at StarbucksWorkers say the company doesn’t live up to its progressive promises and is trying to stop them from organizing.
  7. performing arts
    Who Will Give Peter Gelb $2 Billion to Guarantee the Met Opera’s Future?All of Gelb’s big problems running the opera house only got bigger during the pandemic.
  8. energy
    U.S. Heating Costs May Spike This Winter Amid Global Natural-Gas CrunchThe U.S. is exporting a record amount of natural gas, and it’s already having domestic consequences.
  9. the money game
    Revolt of the Goldman JuniorsCrushed by pandemic workloads, Wall Street’s youngest want more money and better conditions. But mostly more money.
  10. business
    There’s One Small Problem With the Enormous Tesla-Hertz DealAccording to Elon Musk, it may not actually be a deal.
  11. the economy
    The Delta Variant Pumped the Brakes on the EconomyNew data show that surging cases and supply-chain issues slowed growth over the past three months.
  12. business
    The Soft Sell of HimsCan the health-care brand leverage young men’s anxiety over erections and hair loss into a multibillion-dollar empire?
  13. business
    Millions of Used Medical Gloves Imported to U.S.: ReportA Thai company that was repackaging and selling reused gloves shipped at least 200 million gloves to U.S. distributors during the pandemic.
  14. the economy
    Behold the Insane Traffic Jam at the Port of Los AngelesThe supply-chain crisis, up close.
  15. puerto rico
    Fed Up Over Power Outages, Puerto Ricans Took to the StreetsThousands marched on Friday to highlight continuing outages, rising bills, and concerns about the privatization of the power grid on the island.
  16. organized labor
    Welcome to StriketoberWhat’s really behind the wave of national strikes at John Deere, Kellogg’s, and more.
  17. just asking questions
    Ozy and Embracing the ‘Fake It Till You Make It’ PhilosophyScott Galloway on the rise of the storyteller CEO and the risk of vision becoming fiction.
  18. business
    Can the Teamsters Organize Amazon?The question is dividing the union as it prepares for a future without a Hoffa.
  19. big tech
    Judge Orders Apple to End Stranglehold on In-App PurchasesThe ruling could cost the company billions in App Store revenue.
  20. business
    If You Think Flying Sucks, Try Renting a CarCustomers are putting up with filthy interiors, petty surcharges (just to speak to someone!), and skyrocketing prices.
  21. business
    The Backbreaking Work That Goes Into a Bag of ChipsFrito-Lay workers strike for family time and against dangerous conditions.
  22. business
    One Giant Leap for InequalityJeff Bezos’s space joyride is a spectacle of grotesque wealth.
  23. headaches
    The Travel Industry Is a Total Mess. Everyone Is Traveling Anyway.If you think it’s hard to find a good flight, wait till you try to book a rental car or a hotel room.
  24. business
    Space Flight Is an Exclusive FantasyBillionaires don’t expand our world; they consume it.
  25. pivot
    The Internet Emerged Stronger Than Ever From the PandemicIt was one element of American infrastructure that worked very well.
  26. the money game
    When Ransomware Hackers Tried to Ruin Summer on Martha’s VineyardThe island’s main ferry service was thrown into chaos by a cyberattack. Could the long-awaited post-vaxx high season be saved?
  27. pivot
    American Airlines Shouldn’t Have Been Bailed OutDespite getting billions in loans, the company furloughed thousands and is now contending with a worker shortage.
  28. business
    Amazon Is Too Large to SustainThe company’s growth outpaces its ability to care for its workforce.
  29. intelligencer chats
    Why It’s So Hard to Hire Restaurant Workers Right NowFor one thing, the pandemic allowed servers, cooks, and others to reevaluate their place in a precarious industry.
  30. business
    Hacked Colonial Pipeline System Had Less Security Than Your iPhoneCEO reveals VPN hit by Russian criminals didn’t use multifactor authentication. The attack caused a crippling gasoline shortage across the U.S.
  31. business
    Bezos, Musk Didn’t Pay Federal Income Tax Some Years: ReportProPublica obtained raw IRS data on the tax returns of some of America’s wealthiest people and found they paid almost no taxes at all.
  32. business
    Even a Dystopia Would Wince at Amazon’s ‘ZenBooth’Workers need more bathroom breaks. Instead, they get a box to meditate in.
  33. pivot
    The SPAC OvercorrectionA recently hot Wall Street trend is now suddenly out of fashion. But it still has its uses.
  34. business
    ‘It Hurts My Heart When I Have to Say, You Got to Speed Up’An Amazon dispatcher on her job surveilling your delivery driver.
  35. comedy
    Funny or Die Acquired By a Business Man Named HenryHe does business and he is a man and now he owns Funny or Die.
  36. media
    Inside the Nasty Battle Between Tech and JournalismSilicon Valley feels picked on by “woke” journalists “who can’t code.” Reporters feel picked on by petty zillionaires with anger-management problems.
  37. encounter
    Litquidity Capital Is the Meme King of Wall StreetTalking to the anonymous banker chronicling our weird, get-rich-quick economy.
  38. games
    Last Year’s NFL Draft Was a Charming Oasis. Now the Circus Is Back.This year’s big event is set to bring back the hype nobody missed.
  39. the group portrait
    Photo: The Activists Bringing Justice to CannabisThey believe legalization isn’t about weed but about equity and restitution.
  40. business
    Did a Human or a Computer Crash This Tesla?The question is having a big impact on Elon Musk’s company.
  41. business
    ‘There’s a Very Human Cost to Convenience’An Amazon driver on delivering your packages, being tracked by his bosses, and having to pee in bottles.
  42. high times
    The Complete Guide to Legal Weed in New YorkWhere to smoke, how to buy, and more.
  43. cryptocurrencies
    Why Dogecoin, the Joke Crypto, Is Forcing People to Take It SeriouslyDespite the fact its founders designed it to be devoid of value, the meme bitcoin-copycat has now reached Wall Street–like proportions.
  44. business
    Philanthropic MonstersA new book shows how the Sackler family behind the opioid epidemic tried to buy immortality. They almost succeeded.
  45. intelligencer chats
    What the Mainstreaming of Crypto Means for NormiesDigital currencies are likely to become more intertwined with everyday life.
  46. business
    Bernie Madoff Told the Truth About One ThingHe exposed the financial system as only a crook could.
  47. business
    America’s Failure Is Amazon’s SuccessAlec MacGillis’s Fulfillment is a portrait of trickle-down inequality.
  48. cryptocurrencies
    The Mysterious Influencer Stock Market Worth $1 BillionThe idea behind BitClout is to create a crypto marketplace for shares in public reputation. But why all the shady tactics?
  49. business
    Who’s Getting Rich From Weed Legalization in New York?Legal protections for minority-owned businesses are robust, but due to the nature of the industry, large sums of cash could still flow to big firms.
  50. the law
    Do the Christian Thing and Return Your Lil Nas X Satan Shoes, Company AsksMSCHF has recalled the shoes after Nike filed a lawsuit.
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