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Wirecutter’s Black Friday Pick Is a Fair Contract

Black Friday gives the website's staff some much-needed leverage.

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The New York Times’ War On Its Newest Unions Is Heating Up

Employees at Wirecutter are threatening a strike over Black Friday weekend, the site's busiest time of the year.

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Labor Conditions in Fast Food Are Worse Than Ever

"Everyone realized how shit it was, and everyone quit."

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The Amazon Propaganda Machine Is Firing On All Cylinders

Amazon's use of Terry Crews is the latest in its efforts to manipulate people into believing that it doesn't deserve a tarnished reputation.

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It’s Time For the Social Media Workforce to Organize

Something is happening in the world of social media managers and editors—and it looks a bit like the beginning of a labor movement.

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‘This Is Film Industry Culture’

'Rust' shooting was a predictable and avoidable tragedy in an unsafe workplace, say movie professionals.

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The Strikewave Is Too Big to Ignore

Tens of thousands of workers are organized and demanding more—and they're willing to strike for it.

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So Hot Right Now: Quitting

It's the feel-good trend of the summer!

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‘I Will Be Paying It Until I Die’

The looming restart of student loan repayments is infuriating borrowers.

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This Is All Exactly What It Looks Like

There are the exciting things that cryptocurrency might someday be, and then there is what cryptocurrency currently is.

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Everything You Need to Know About America’s Big Money Mess

Alex Yablon on what's happening with the debt ceiling fight and the reconciliation showdown—and what we should do about it.

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Starbucks Is Waging a Ridiculous, Sinister Union-Busting Campaign

The company's union-crushing strategy: send the bosses in to sweep the floors!

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Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s Staffers Aren’t Alone

The Democrat's staffers say they faced high expectations, long hours and low pay, a problem across the board for Congressional staff.

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Bad and Dumb Country

7.5 million people have been kicked off their unemployment benefits, even though the program has worked on every conceivable level. America!

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Is Labor Finally Going to Stop Giving Democrats a Free Ride?

Liz Shuler just threw down a challenge to the Senate's worst Democrat.

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The Union Wave Hitting America’s Biggest Newspaper Chain

'It’s not that we’re breaking new ground here, we’re just catching up with the rest of the industry.'

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The Government Is Done With COVID

Even though the pandemic itself is still very much with us.

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Behold, Mark Zuckerberg’s Latest Effort to Make the World Worse

Zoom is bad enough, but Oculus' new product adds creepy cartoon avatars and a virtual whiteboard into the mix.

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A Boss is Still a Boss

The shakeup at Current Affairs shows once again who the enemy is.

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The New York Times Won’t Stop Gaslighting Its Unionizing Workers

Audio obtained by Discourse Blog shows the paper's CEO trying to blame the union for a recent breakdown in talks. Sources say the truth is just the opposite.

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