WIRED

Why Are Rich People So Mean?

In 2007, Gary Rivlin wrote a New York Times feature profile of highly successful people in Silicon Valley. One of them, Hal Steger, lived with his wife in a million-dollar house overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Their net worth was about $3.5 million. Assuming […]

The Paradox of Universal Basic Income

Liberals and conservatives alike love—and fear—the idea of giving free money to everyone. But we have to try it anyway. ON DECEMBER 15, 2017, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, issued adamning report […]