How to deactivate/delete your Facebook account or change privacy settings on iPhone

Whether you’ve been considering changing how you use Facebook for a while or the latest news about how the social media service has shared user data has caused some concerns, there are some easy ways make some adjustments….

Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://9to5mac.com/2018/03/20/how-to-deactivate-delete-your-facebook-account-or-change-privacy-settings-on-iphone/

What America can learn from the fall of the Roman republic

If you were a Roman citizen around, say, 200 BC, you probably would have assumed Rome was going to last forever. At the time, Rome was the greatest republic in human history, and its institutions had proven resilient through invasions and all kinds of disasters….

Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.vox.com/2019/1/1/18139787/rome-decline-america-edward-watts-mortal-republic

The Shrinking Middle Class: The Current State of Affairs

Most Americans consider themselves part of the “middle class,” but no one can agree on what term that means. The problem? If sizing up the middle class is difficult enough, it’s even harder to say that circumstances within this group have changed. But they certainly have….

Read full article at the publisher’s site: http://fortune.com/longform/shrinking-middle-class-state/

How the Home of the So-Called “Best Burger in America” Truly Collapsed

For decades, Northeast Fremont burger bar Stanich’s was a neighborhood favorite, a no-frills sports bar racking up positive local press since opening in 1949. Last year, its cheeseburger was named the best burger in America by Thrillist. Then the restaurant closed, seemingly for good….

Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://pdx.eater.com/2018/11/28/18116742/thrillist-burger-stanich-abuse-domestic-violence

‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans

The check arrived out of the blue, issued in his name for $1,200, a mailing from a consumer finance company. Stephen Huggins eyed it carefully. A loan, it said. Smaller type said the interest rate would be 33 percent….

Read full article at the publisher’s site: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/a-way-of-monetizing-poor-people-how-private-equity-firms-make-money-offering-loans-to-cash-strapped-americans/2018/07/01/5f7e2670-5dee-11e8-9ee3-49d6d4814c4c_story.html