Maxwell Strachan

Media

LA Times Staffers Demand Internal Investigation, Claim Retaliatory Environment

"We have many questions that must be addressed," more than 50 women wrote in one recent HR complaint.
Laura Wagner
Maxwell Strachan
7.30.20
Media

LA Times Places Columnist Arash Markazi on Leave Amid Plagiarism Investigation

The investigation began after members of the newspaper’s sports department sent a letter to management demanding action.
Maxwell Strachan
Laura Wagner
7.16.20
Media

What Went Wrong at the Los Angeles Times

Two years ago, a billionaire owner asked Norman Pearlstine to reinvent a storied American newspaper. Some in his own newsroom say he's fallen short.
Laura Wagner
Maxwell Strachan
7.1.20
Politics

Martin Luther King III Has Never Seen Something Quite Like This

Even as Republicans co-opt his father's words for their own ends, the oldest son of Martin Luther King Jr. is starting to feel something resembling hope.
Maxwell Strachan
6.15.20
Money

Audrey Gelman Resigns as CEO of The Wing as Employees Voice Anger

Shortly after Gelman's resignation Thursday, staffers said on social media that the decision was "not enough" and that The Wing must do more to support its Black and brown employees.
Maxwell Strachan
6.11.20
Health

SoulCycle Lays Off Long-Time Employees With Zero Severance

Some of the laid-off employees had been with the company for five years—a situation that left people feeling “angry” and “blindsided."
Maxwell Strachan
5.18.20
unemployment

'I’m Scared': U.S. Workers in Reopening States Face an Impossible Choice

By reopening their states early, GOP governors are forcing workers to choose between their health and financial security. “I feel like we’re all just this test market," said one restaurant server in Georgia.
Clio Chang
Maxwell Strachan
4.30.20
Coronavirus

You’re Not Going Back to Normal Office Life for a Long, Long Time

Many experts want the WFH workforce to stay put until a vaccine is approved. If you do head back, expect indoor masks, staggered schedules, small meetings, and the death of open-office plans.
Maxwell Strachan
4.22.20
Money

We Called Unemployment Offices in All 50 States. Only 2 Picked Up

Just like everyone else, we found reaching a human being to be next to impossible right now.
Clio Chang
Alex Norcia
Maxwell Strachan
4.13.20
Politics

The American Ethos of Personal Responsibility Is Failing Us

Amid a coronavirus pandemic, Americans are crowding bars and packing beaches. They're only a symptom of a much larger problem.
Maxwell Strachan
3.18.20
election 2020

‘Electability’ Is Now Code for Not Wanting to Vote for Bernie

As the number of candidates whittles down, more Democrats are using the term as a way to avoid saying what they really mean.
Maxwell Strachan
3.3.20
Health

ClassPass Said Angry Studios Are a ‘Vocal Minority’—Here Are 35 More of Them

After the fitness company insisted most of its fitness partners were happy with the platform, its partners flooded our inbox to push back.
Maxwell Strachan
2.25.20
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