Capitalism Comes to China

In the latest manifestation of how consumer capitalism has transformed former Communist China, a 17-year-old high school student recently sold his kidney in order to buy an iPhone and an iPad.

Newt Gets a Vote

Mitt Romney’s tax returns, finally released, reveal a staggering level of wealth and attempts to evade his already low 15% effective tax rate.

Those Scrappy Gen Xers

John Boehner thinks Americans under 54 understand why they won’t get full Social Security and other federal programs. Gotta fight more wars and give more money to corporations!

99 Cent Store

Until recently, 99 cent stores were having trouble finding stuff to sell at such a low price. Fortunately, deflation will come to their rescue.