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California is cracking down on the gig economy

Chick-fil-A’s many controversies, explained

Wow Air’s collapse has seriously affected Iceland’s economy

The controversy over WeWork’s $47 billion valuation and impending IPO, explained

McDonald’s workers are on strike. 3 presidential candidates joined them.

How AirPods became an unlikely status symbol

A Silicon Valley startup is trying to rebrand payday loans

Airbnb is partnering with 23andMe to send people on “heritage” vacations

The Green New Deal is fracturing a critical base for Democrats: unions

McDonald’s workers are striking and suing the company — in the same week

The US government’s battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained

Why is art so expensive?

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse explains why big banks should get into cryptocurrencies

Connecticut is about to get a $15 minimum wage

Fossil fuels are underpriced by a whopping $5.2 trillion

Texas may pass a “Save Chick-fil-A” bill

Abigail Disney just gave a searing indictment of American capitalism

The world’s richest institutions invest in fossil fuels. Activists are changing that.

Grocery startup Instacart says it’s fixed its payment problems. This gig worker says it hasn’t.

The Facebook free speech battle, explained

Uber had a terrible first day as a public company. It might not matter at all.

Delta told its workers to buy video games instead of unionizing

Bernie Sanders’s campaign staff just signed a historic union contract. Here’s what’s in it.

How new research is shaking up the debate about a $15 minimum wage

Elizabeth Warren wants to break up Big Tech. Tim Cook says keep Apple out of it.

The big business of loneliness

The push to break up Big Tech, explained

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Infowars, Louis Farrakhan, and others it deems “dangerous”

Instagram has a counterfeit fashion problem

Labor Department comes out against gig workers being classified as employees

Workers in Mexico just won the right to organize real labor unions. Trump helped.

Ro Khanna and the tensions of Silicon Valley liberalism

Should chopped-up cauliflower be advertised as “rice”? Not according to rice farmers.

More than 100 LuLaRoe sellers have filed for bankruptcy

Rent-to-own furniture is being rebranded for millennials

Amazon says it will roll out one-day Prime shipping

People buy millions of unsafe products every year. Here’s why recalls are harder than they should be.

Beyond Meat is going public. Investors are betting on a new future for food.

Amazon created the expectation of 2-day shipping. Now it needs to scale back.

Some delivery apps pocket their workers’ tips. A new bill aims to expose the practice.