Menu CATEGORIES

Connect with us

CATEGORIES Menu
All Articles

Bwoglines: Capitalism and its Discontents Edition

The man is going to be so pissed when he reads this.

According to the latest report by the Census Bureau, one in five New York City residents are now living below the poverty line, five percentage points above the 15.1% national average. New York City also holds the biggest income gap of any county in the country, with the top fifth of earners making 38 times as much as the bottom fifth. (NYTimes)

Aptly, the protest against corporate greed on Wall Street rages on despite four arrests yesterday. Internet vigilantes Anonymous vows to avenge recent violence against protestors. (Gothamist, IBTimes)

On the more petty end of the corporate grievances spectrum sit the outraged One Million Moms, who recently struck up a boycott against Ben & Jerry’s for their limited edition “Shweddy Balls” flavored ice-cream. Will the people at Ben & Jerry’s stop at nothing to make a quick buck!? (Slate)

But for five Columbia alums the dream lives on. A quintet of former Furnald roomies are among the founders of Slantshack Jerky, a successful venture peddling grass-fed, free-range, organic, hugged, kissed-every-night-before-bed beef jerky. (WSJ)

Inflammatory scrawl via wikimedia. 

 

Click to show comments
0 Comments

Write a comment

Your email address will not be published.

 

Ad

Have Your Say

What should Bwog's new tagline be?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments

Nice video... http://patnessmiccili.tk http://panesslandede.ml Hook Up App (read more)
Columbia Announces Reopening Plans For 2020-2021 Year
October 24, 2020
Is Barnard ever going to build a gym or pool or work out rooms, or only continue to depend totally (read more)
New Health And Wellness Center To Open At Barnard
October 24, 2020
THE INCLUSION OF SAM FROM TOTALLY SPIES >>>>>>>> (read more)
If Your Childhood Favs Went To Columbia
October 24, 2020
Too much passive voice in this piece. (read more)
An Announcement From Bwog’s Board
October 23, 2020

Comment Policy

The purpose of Bwog’s comment section is to facilitate honest and open discussion between members of the Columbia community. We encourage commenters to take advantage of—without abusing—the opportunity to engage in anonymous critical dialogue with other community members. A comment may be moderated if it contains:
  • A slur—defined as a pejorative derogatory phrase—based on ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or spiritual belief
  • Hate speech
  • Unauthorized use of a person’s identity
  • Personal information about an individual
  • Baseless personal attacks on specific individuals
  • Spam or self-promotion
  • Copyright infringement
  • Libel
  • COVID-19 misinformation