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While Apple Is Launching an iPhone, its Largest Competitors Are Going on a Climate Strike

Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft workers have all pledged to strike on September 20.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
4 hours ago
labor

Yoga Instructors Are the Latest Gig Workers in the US to Unionize

A union drive at one of the nation’s largest yoga chains is the latest sign that the gig economy is fertile ground for organized labor.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
9.13.19
labor

Obama's New Documentary Is Great. It Also Reveals Why He's Out of Touch

'American Factory' on Netflix is a solid film, but Obama's message of finding common ground in an uneven labor dispute ignores working people's realities.
Zeeshan Aleem
8.26.19
uber

We’re All Killing Uber Just By Using It

Uber lost another $5.2 billion this quarter and continues to lose money. For now, we're just getting subsidized rides from Silicon Valley investors.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.12.19
mind

The Case for an 8-Hour Work Week

Robots may be coming your job, but a new study finds we don’t need to work that much anyway.
Shayla Love
6.24.19
money-inequality

Burnout Is Real, and the Solution Is Radically Changing How We Work

"It should not be necessary for all of us to work our asses off."
Mike Pearl
6.3.19
Dating

Which Political Beliefs Get You The Most Tinder Dates?

"I’m still stunned from how easy it is to score woke points in Melbourne. Just insert a bunch of buzzwords into your speech and all of a sudden you’re Gandhi."
David Allegretti
5.17.19
money-inequality

Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers

The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.
Ankita Rao
5.9.19
Opinion

Activision Blizzard Reports Record Revenue as They Fuck Over 800 Employees

At the end of the day, the only thing that matters is the pursuit of endless growth and endless profits.
Patrick Klepek
2.14.19
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
11.30.18
Postscript

A Good Let's Play Is More Than Just a Video of Your Favorite Game

Whether humorous or explanatory in nature, it takes a lot of hard work to make a good LP.
Cameron Kunzelman
11.20.18
labor

We Asked Eight Studios From Across The World How They Deal with Crunch

While development is a slightly different beast throughout the world, crunch plagues developers regardless of nationality or culture.
Aron Garst
11.8.18
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