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Why Won’t Joe Biden Touch the Biggest Union Drive in America?

Backing the Amazon union should be an easy call. Biden won't do it.

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Don’t Be Mad at Teachers for Not Wanting to Die

The hysteria around school reopenings is out of control.

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Talking to Kim Kelly About the Most Electrifying Union Drive in America

That and much more in today's What Now newsletter.

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The Shameless Greed of Kroger, Our New Capitalist Supervillain

The Kroger Company is pulling in record, billion-dollar profits—and refusing to pay its frontline workers an extra $4 an hour.

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Jeff Bezos, Enemy of the People

As he steps down from Amazon, his brutal anti-worker legacy can never be forgotten.

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Silicon Valley Dorks Are Freaking Out About the Google Union

Tech workers are organizing. No wonder the bosses are losing their minds.

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The Pathetic Stimulus Won’t Be Enough to Help My Mom

She got laid off while Congress worked out how many struggling people to betray.

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No Seriously, Fuck You, Andrew Cuomo

We know how this went the first time. We can't let it happen again.

COVID

‘Personal Responsibility’ Won’t Save Us From a Pandemic

We're in this crisis because governments have abandoned us—not because of individual failure.

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The Fight Is Never Over

A tumultuous week in the digital media labor movement is a reminder that the struggle for basic workers' rights is eternal.

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The Eviction Crisis Should Be Biden’s Top Priority

It's both a dire moral emergency and good politics.

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Why They’re Not Calling It a Strike

Acknowledging that most of us are workers and workers can withhold their labor is a stark challenge to the status quo. It also doesn't happen all that often.

Labor

Black Lives Matter on the Picket Line

Striking New Orleans sanitation workers fight for respect. 

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Discourses With: Two Chicago Tenants’ Rights Organizers

"With all the evictions that are coming forth, landlords will just do whatever they want to."

Workers

Caught in the Ripple

What the pandemic did to my father.

The Discourse

The Tragic Farce of Another Media ‘Restructuring’

"They come in and say, ‘We love what you do, now do it this way.'"

Death of Media
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What Will It Take for Me to Leave?

I love journalism. I can't stop thinking about quitting it.

Death of Media
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We’re All Bosses Now

The app culture gives everyone a chance to trace, track, and tyrannize workers — even in a pandemic.

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They Can’t Even Fire Us Right

You'd think after doing something a couple thousand times the bosses would have the process down.

Death of Media
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Discourses: Fired Amazon Dissident Maren Costa on How to Organize at an Evil Company

"I do think that workers will win this fight."

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