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Meet the MeWork generation, a new class of American billionaire making fortunes despite running companies into the ground
Burning Down the House
As Soho House heads toward an I.P.O., the members’ club for the creative set may see any remaining air of exclusivity go up in flames
Everyone from Bob Dylan to the Beach Boys is selling their catalogues in multi-million-dollar deals. Is classic rock the new blue chip?
The Lost Boys of Crypto
Wealth is a vague afterthought for the guys in flip-flops making millions trading in crypto-currency. Their end goal? Upending the system
What Women Want
Women make the first move on today’s trendiest dating app. Is Bumble too woke for its own good?
Big Bucks for Little Zuck
Nick Clegg vowed to reduce wealth inequality. Now Britain’s former deputy prime minister is shilling for Facebook
American widower battles French tycoons over possession of the left-leaning French daily that was supposed to be owned by its journalists
The Emperor’s New Paintings
A would-be Robinhood for art investment is flogging shares in masterpieces by Warhol and Kusama for as little as $20. One catch? Investors will never see the art
666 Fifth Avenue was supposed to put the Kushners on the New York map. It’s been a devil of a headache
No One Spikes These Stories
How Substack became home to big-name journalists who felt “the Youngs” in newsrooms were putting wokeness ahead of important ideas
Vice Gets Squeezed
Shane Smith convinced Rupert Murdoch and Disney that his company was, as the kids say, the sh!t. Until it wasn’t. How did Vice blow it—and trash billions in valuation?
How to Charm the Chinese
They are “natural capitalists” who like people who are appreciative of them. Everything our president doesn’t do
Why WeWork WeTanked
It is arguably the greatest business flameout of the past decade. How did a company lose $20 billion in valuation in four weeks?
A Daunting Task
James Daunt, the bookstore buccaneer, wants to save Barnes & Noble