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Great gear to spice up any ski trip, whether in your back yard — or the Middle East

You can’t turn around these days and not hear of someone from the one percent telling a 99-percenter to go take a shower and get a job. And as much as we take sides on the matter, today we’re putting aside our differences (more or less) to present both f
Snow finds
By DANIEL MCCARTHY  |  December 09, 2011

We asked Occupy Boston protesters: What Is Your #OccupyXmas Wish?

Since the beginning of the Occupy movement, protesters have broadcast the #NeedsOfTheOccupiers through tweets, Google docs, and camp posters. But besides the bare necessities — food, blankets, first-aid supplies — what do the protesters really want?
This is what the holidays look like
By LIZ PELLY AND ARIEL SHEARER  |  December 09, 2011

Deep tracks and minutiae for music lovers, rich and poor

Ah, box-set season, that time of year when you go to your nearest record store, looking for gifts for that special someone you know who would really appreciate a super-cool addition to their record collection.
Box-set match
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 09, 2011

Film favorites to pass the Occupation with — no matter what side you’re on

From the wealthiest stockbroker to the lowliest unemployed college grad, who doesn’t love a good movie?
Action! group
By MICHAEL NEEL  |  December 09, 2011

Gadgets for both sides of the Occupy divide

Is Santa a one-percenter? Sometimes it seems that way.
Gearing up
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 09, 2011

Picking the season’s best books — for everyone from plutocrats to paupers

In recent months, Americans have become acutely aware of class divisions — thus it’s possible to choose books for your friends and family based on their income bracket.
Reading class
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  December 09, 2011


Gifts for the 99%

Plaid Friday has come and gone, but no time like the present to stick it to capitalism this holiday season.
Plaid tidings we bring to you and your kin

Gifts for the 1%

They say the best things in life are free. But you know what makes those things even better ? Swag!
Deck the halls with wretched excess
By  |  December 05, 2011

Interview: John Waters shows you how to survive the holidays

John Waters earned his lifetime 99-percenter cred the moment he had Divine eat dog shit in Pink Flamingos .
Have yourself a fairy little Christmas
By ROB TURBOVSKY  |  December 02, 2011