“Clean eating – whether it is called that or not – is perhaps best seen as a dysfunctional response…”

“Clean eating – whether it is called that or not – is perhaps best seen as a dysfunctional response to a still more dysfunctional food supply: a dream of purity in a toxic world. To walk into a modern western supermarket is to be assailed by aisle upon aisle of salty, oily snacks and sugary cereals, of “bread” that has been neither proved nor fermented, of cheap, sweetened drinks and meat from animals kept in inhumane conditions.”

Why we fell for clean eating

“MLMs sell themselves using self-empowerment language and sparkly beauty products. They’re #girlboss…”

“MLMs sell themselves using self-empowerment language and sparkly beauty products. They’re #girlboss mythology repacked for Christians and Mormons; entrepreneurialism for women brought up believing men should be the breadwinners; and a peppy dream for millennials who were told they could do anything.”

Multilevel-marketing companies like LuLaRoe are forcing people into debt and psychological crisis

““Amazon did not meet earnings expectations of $1.42 per share, not even close. … Investors…”

“Amazon did not meet earnings expectations of $1.42 per share, not even close. … Investors would normally be angry over such a miss. Instead the market mostly shrugged. …

Why are these weird things happening? Perhaps because the market has finally started to regard Amazon as a monopoly.

Amazon just proved—again—that it can do whatever the hell it wants

“The question now is what do we do with this abundance of power? Everyone has been empowered — from…”

“The question now is what do we do with this abundance of power? Everyone has been empowered — from nation states to corporations to 12-year-old hackers to intelligence agencies. But we haven’t figured out what the restraints are that we need to impose on ourselves, legally and even morally.”

A cybersecurity expert on why you should be very worried about the internet’s future

“The internet has been an incredible boon to mankind, both in terms of our liberties and also in…”

“The internet has been an incredible boon to mankind, both in terms of our liberties and also in terms of our productivity. But we’ve taken it for granted. … We’ve got to stop taking it for granted, because the internet doesn’t obey fixed laws. There’s no gravity in cyberspace except the gravity that we say exists.”

A cybersecurity expert on why you should be very worried about the internet’s future