Category: broke

‘The Banks Are Broke’: This Viral Video From 2013 Is More Relevant Than Ever
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‘The Banks Are Broke’: This Viral Video From 2013 Is More Relevant Than Ever

“All the Banks Are Broke,” and they’ve only got worse. Quantitative easing forever? The threat of cryptocurrencies will disrupt the financial sector.  A video from 2013 depicting a European minister’s tirade against the global banking system has recently re-emerged and gone viral. Gaining massive traction within the crypto community, the speech is now more relevant…

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2019: the year podcasting broke
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2019: the year podcasting broke

Like any burgeoning art form, podcasts have a complicated relationship with corporate America. The form’s appeal has long been its accessibility; for years, it’s been open to anyone with an idea, a little free time and a computer. The results haven’t always been stellar, but the medium’s potential is seemingly limitless. The exact beginnings of…

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How ‘the Internet broke America’ with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz
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How ‘the Internet broke America’ with The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz

When Elizabeth Warren took on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook earlier this week, it was a low moment for what New Yorker writer Andrew Marantz calls “techno-utopianism.” That the progressive, populist Massachusetts Senator and leading Democratic Presidential candidate wants to #BreakUpBigTech is not surprising. But Warren’s choice to spotlight regulating and trust-busting Facebook was nonetheless noteworthy,…

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