Robots now work alongside humans in Amazon warehouses.

From Retail to Robots: The Amazon Invasion

Amazon warehouse jobs are labor-intensive, with workers reporting minimal breaks and long periods on their feet. “Don’t work here,” one New Jersey warehouse worker warned a new colleague....


The Unseen Plight of Amazon Warehouse Workers

Amazon’s fulfillment centers operate like fast-paced machines, as employees rush to unload, sort and pack millions of products every day. The goal is to satisfy consumers. But data obtained by a...


Facing “Robot Journalism”

Robots may be writing more stories – but journalists are skeptical that they can move hearts and minds the way humans can.   Today, the passion of the journalist is being put to the test....


On (Not) Working for the Man

    College graduates who can’t find the right jobs are increasingly starting their own businesses, or supplementing low-paid or unsatisfying work with freelance gigs that engage their...


My Life as a Sugar Baby

I decided to investigate the burgeoning business of older men paying younger women for companionship and sex. I soon began to wonder: could this be a socially acceptable way out of poverty? I was on...