Corporations Go Back to Enriching Themselves

Here are your morning reads.

My midweek morning train reads:

  • This Spicy Drama About Facebook CPMs Has People Like “Wahh?” And “Whoaaa” (BuzzFeed)
  • The Dropbox Comp (Stratechery); see also We’ve Been Thinking About Dropbox All Wrong (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • The Hidden Tax on Private Equity Investors (Institutional Investor)
  • Left your 401(k) at an old job? Here’s how to find it. (USA Today)
  • Annuity peddlers, beware: There is a new sheriff in town. (Teachable Moment)
  • Why the poor don’t vote to soak the rich (Washington Post)
  • Corporations Stop Pretending to Help Workers, Go Back to Enriching Themselves (Vanity Fair); see also Trump’s Tax Cuts in Hand, Companies Spend More on Themselves Than on Wages (New York Times)
  • Defective guns are the only product that can’t be recalled (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • The alt-right is recruiting depressed people: Unfortunately, targeting vulnerable communities seems to be working (the Outline)
  • In This #MeToo Moment, Academy Awards Want to Spotlight the Films (New York Times)

What are you reading?

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