Even back-to-school season has its influencers now
YouTubers have started monetizing one of the biggest consumer moments in a kid’s life: the first day back at school. But first: yield curve inversions, trade wars and recessions, oh my! Remember to take a deep breath while we break it all down. This week, Netflix reported its U.S. subscriber loss in almost eight years. What does that mean for the company’s future? Then, how oat milk entered the mainstream.
Paying for college today with tomorrow’s income
Markets stabilize after a panic over a potential recession. Demonstrators in Hong Kong take their non-violent protests to the ATM. Plus, a new bill would help students pay for college with future earnings.
Worker cultures clash in “American Factory”
The yield curves normalize. Plus, filmmakers capture the tensions between Chinese and American workers at an Ohio factory.
Hong Kong protesters hit the ATM before the rally
The BBC World Service… A protester in Hong Kong explains why he’s taking part. Plus, one entrepreneur makes high-end wears from thrown away fast-fashion garments.
Wired gets the tea on three years of struggle at Google
Google, as a company, has a long history of internal disagreement and activism. But in recent years that internal culture, where employees are encouraged to argue with executives, with each other and to protest decisions and policies they don’t like has become an external culture, too. Employees have visibly protested Google over politics, hiring, how the company deals with sexual harassment and business decisions; for example, whether the company should do business in China or make deals with the Pentagon.