Work

Late Capitalism

Some Workers Can Now Trade Vacation Time for Student Loan Relief

A new perk being offered at an insurance company shows how badly the system is broken.
Matt Taylor
2.7.19
Culture

All the Ways You Will Be Laid Off

There are bad ways, and less bad ways, to find out you are being canned.
Elianna Lev
1.14.19
Drugs

I Was Injecting Heroin in the Bogs While Working at One of the UK's Biggest Papers

Joel Lewin worked at one of the world's most prestigious financial newspapers. But while he was writing about Tesco's shares he was also shoplifting there to feed a heroin addiction.
Joel Lewin
1.8.19
Late Capitalism

What a Student Loan 'Bubble' Bursting Might Look Like

Let's game this out a bit.
Allie Conti
1.2.19
Views My Own

Servers Deserve Every Penny They Make

Calls to abolish tipping do not consider the social and economic value of the practice.
Lori Fox
12.12.18
Views My Own

Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone

Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.
Rick Paulas
11.29.18
Work

Drugs, Money Laundering and Rehab: What It's Really Like to Work on a Super Yacht

"Many captains start to party too much, and so they become lazy, lose their job as a result and go bankrupt because they've started living a life they couldn't afford."
Arkasha Keysers
11.22.18
sex work

Your Job Has More in Common with Sex Work Than You Might Think

We spoke to one of the authors of 'Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Worker's Rights' about how to make the world of work better.
Tom Whyman
11.20.18
Work

I Used a Bot to Get Myself a Job

These days, there's software that can do the tedious chore of writing your cover letter, so I gave it a go and applied for a load of open positions.
Simon Pepper
11.16.18
porn

What Porn Stars Think About During Sex

"It’s very easy for a lot of mundane thoughts to pop into my head: 'What type of pizza will I get after this? Do I have beer at home?'"
Chris Shearer
11.12.18
Eugh, men

The Shitty Work Emails Women Receive from Men

We asked women for the worst emails they received from men at work.
Edie Miller
11.9.18
Pay Gap

Plus-Size People Reveal How They're Discriminated against at Work in the UK

It seems the gender pay gap comes with an added weight limit.
Gina Tonic
11.7.18
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