Some people, like self-proclaimed experts Matt Behdjou and Mike Gazzola, claim to make thousands of dollars selling cheap products from China on Amazon. But not everyone is successful.
Depressed cities hoping Amazon fulfillment jobs will lift them have been left wanting.
A growing earnings gap between those with a college education and those without is creating economic and cultural rifts throughout the country.
Behind Portland’s artisan burgers, bicycle evangelists and curated boutiques lies a city built on racism, exclusion and a strange neoliberalism.