Katherine Long, Business Insider

Katherine Long

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Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Katherine:

Inside Vivek Ramaswamy's intense, high-maintenance, and highly air-conditioned empire

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy tries to appear down to earth. But former staff say he treated them as servants — and kept the office very, very cold. → Read More

A report that Elon Musk uses ketamine could put his security clearance at risk — again

The Pentagon previously reviewed Elon Musk's security clearance in 2019 after he appeared to smoke pot on Joe Rogan's podcast. → Read More

Can an obscure council of judges solve the Supreme Court's Clarence Thomas problem?

The Committee on Financial Disclosure, a little-known court oversight body, has historically been tight-lipped about its membership. → Read More

The 'brain' behind Ron DeSantis' likely presidential campaign was involved in a major 'ghost candidate' scandal in Florida: 'If it's not illegal, it should be'

Ryan Tyson, a Florida pollster expected to be a top advisor on Gov. Ron DeSantis' presidential campaign, funneled $600,000 to spoiler candidates. → Read More

Amazon Labor Union's vice president, Derrick Palmer, resigns after assault charges become public

Amazon Labor Union president Chris Smalls announced the resignation of vice president Derrick Palmer as the union is roiled by internal strife. → Read More

Amazon Labor Union's vice president faces criminal charges over allegations he choked his girlfriend

If convicted, Amazon Labor Union vice president Derrick Palmer may be ineligible to serve in union leadership. → Read More

Tucker Carlson's history of alleged workplace sexism stretches back to 2015, long before Abby Grossberg

A comprehensive list of the accusations of sexism made against Tucker Carlson. Two women sued the ousted Fox News host for discrimination. → Read More

WA college-going rate dropped sharply during pandemic

Only about half of Washington's high school class of 2021 enrolled in a two-year or four-year college within a year of graduation, a new report shows. → Read More

State schools leader says WA isn’t doing enough to fund education

Washington schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal explains why he thinks state education funding is falling behind. → Read More

Attacks on power grids plunged thousands of Americans into darkness, as authorities worry neo-Nazis are targeting critical infrastructure

Power grids from California to North Carolina have come under attack, concerning authorities that extremists are targeting critical US infrastructure. → Read More

Charlie Javice has been fooling the world for years, long before founding Frank or allegedly defrauding JP Morgan. Here's why they bought it.

Investors and media billed Charlie Javice as a groundbreaking young entrepreneur, until JPMorgan Chase sued her for millions of dollars of fraud. → Read More

Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Amazon hid injury rates to fraudulently secure loans

Media reports and federal inspections have previously alleged that Amazon has underreported and misrepresented injuries at its facilities. → Read More

Amazon employees learned they were laid off by email, not a face-to-face with managers or HR. Read the email they were sent.

The abruptness is adding to the anxiousness Amazon employees are feeling over the layoffs. → Read More

Frank, the college loan start-up JPMorgan is suing for fraud, was warned by the FTC for misleading students about Covid relief money

The FTC's warning was at least the second time Frank and founder Charlie Javice were accused of misrepresentation before JPMorgan's acquisition. → Read More

Amazon slammed by US government for failing to record warehouse-worker injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

Amazon has said it's reducing injuries at its warehouses. But if the company isn't recording all injuries, those claims could be hard to gauge. → Read More

Amazon's layoff meltdown: Inside a week of turmoil when thousands lost their jobs.

The e-commerce and cloud juggernaut has been a powerful engine of job growth for more than a decade. That is over for now. → Read More

Amazon recently instructed managers to identify low performers to push out: 'Stack rank your team members asap.'

Leaked messages suggest Amazon is using performance-improvement plans to further drive head-count reduction before the end of the year. → Read More

Amazon's retail teams told to scale back holiday parties in new, frugal push

The company is following the advice of its founder Jeff Bezos to "batten down the hatches" in the face of an uncertain economic climate. → Read More

In the midst of Amazon's record layoffs, corporate employees of the company float a forbidden word: Union

The company's corporate workers have not actively pushed for their own union. Now some see this "the only way to have any job security." → Read More

A hiring freeze finally comes to Amazon Web Services as enterprise spending slows

Enterprise customers have been looking to trim costs, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky said in a recent earnings call. → Read More