Friday, October 31

Avatar_57x57

Selling the Bro Dream

Is Vemma an energy drink, the new Amway or a pyramid scheme taking advantage of college kids? Maybe all three.

Thursday, October 23

Avatar_57x57

The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed

The grim world of outsourced content moderation.

Wednesday, October 22

Avatar_57x57

Buying High: How to Get Rich on Pot Stocks

Adventures with the Wolf of Weed Street.

Avatar_57x57

Tuesday, October 21

Avatar_57x57

"Hurt That Bitch"

What undercover investigators saw inside a factory farm.

Excerpted from The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food.

Avatar_57x57

Warehouse Empire

The political maneuvering behind the growth of massive consumer goods warehouses and the health hazards that often follow.

Saturday, October 11

Avatar_57x57

Wednesday, October 8

Avatar_57x57

The Empire of Edge

How a doctor and an S.A.C. trader got entangled in a financial scandal.

Sunday, October 5

Avatar_57x57

Gary Barnett, Controversial Master of New York City Luxury Real Estate

The developer responsible for the tallest residential building in New York—the penthouse just sold for $90 million—lives in a two-story house in Queens.

Tuesday, September 30

Avatar_57x57

Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Madewell’s authenticity problem, written by the great-grandson of the company’s founder.

Avatar_57x57

The Leftovers

Paula Deen’s martyrdom industrial complex. On a cruise ship.

Friday, September 26

Avatar_57x57

Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash

When Carmen Segarra was hired to examine Goldman Sachs for the New York Fed, she bought a small recorder and began taping her meetings. Here is what she found before she was fired.

Listen to the radio version of this story from This American Life.