Wirecutter’s Black Friday Pick Is a Fair Contract
Black Friday gives the website's staff some much-needed leverage.
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.
Labor Conditions in Fast Food Are Worse Than Ever
"Everyone realized how shit it was, and everyone quit."
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.
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.
‘This Is Film Industry Culture’
'Rust' shooting was a predictable and avoidable tragedy in an unsafe workplace, say movie professionals.
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.
‘I Will Be Paying It Until I Die’
The looming restart of student loan repayments is infuriating borrowers.
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.
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.
Starbucks Is Waging a Ridiculous, Sinister Union-Busting Campaign
The company's union-crushing strategy: send the bosses in to sweep the floors!
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.
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!
Is Labor Finally Going to Stop Giving Democrats a Free Ride?
Liz Shuler just threw down a challenge to the Senate's worst Democrat.
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.'
The Government Is Done With COVID
Even though the pandemic itself is still very much with us.
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.
A Boss is Still a Boss
The shakeup at Current Affairs shows once again who the enemy is.
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.