gig economy

Target’s Gig Workers Will Strike to Protest Switch to Algorithmic Pay Model

On Wednesday, the day of the work stoppage, Shipt will expand a blackbox pay model that workers say will hurt their earnings.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
17 hours ago
world politics

Singapore Ruling Party Keeps Supermajority, but Support Is Slipping

While the People's Action Party won most seats in parliament as expected, opposition parties also took a record number of seats in PAP's weakest showing in history.
Heather Chen
a day ago

President Trump Just Commuted Roger Stone’s 3 Year Prison Sentence

“Roger Stone is a victim of the Russia Hoax that the Left and its allies in the media perpetuated for years in an attempt to undermine the Trump presidency,” the White House said in a statement Friday evening.
Greg Walters
a day ago

Goya? I Don't Know Her

There's no ethical consumption under capitalism but sucking up to Trump is where I draw the line.
Alex Zaragoza
2 days ago
Games Podcasts

The Grim Ideologies of 'The Last of Us Part II'

We run through the entire game in this two part podcast, discussing the highs and many lows of Naughty Dog's latest.
Ricardo Contreras
2 days ago

Amazon Finally Stops Defying Labor Law After Repeated Requests From California

Motherboard obtained letters between Amazon and the California’s Labor Commissioner Office saying the e-commerce giant was violating a state paid leave law enacted to prevent the spread of Coronavirus but now will comply.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
2 days ago

Feeling Unproductive? This Video Won't Help, But It Will Explain Productivity

VICE News’ “Complexify” series takes you down the rabbit hole, to show you why just about everything is more convoluted than you think.
Oliver Noble
Michael Kalenderian
James Hamilton
2 days ago

BangBros Is Staging a Public Relations Campaign Against Mia Khalifa

The porn company claims to have filed a cease and desist against Khalifa, in response to her comments about her experience with the company.
Samantha Cole
2 days ago

Simple Plan Bassist Quits Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

David Desrosiers apologized for “interactions I have had with women that have caused them harm.”
Manisha Krishnan
2 days ago

Amazon Requires Employees to Delete TikTok From Their Phones

Amazon cited vague security concerns with the Chinese-made app. TikTok said it is 'fully committed to respecting the privacy of our users.'
Matthew Gault
2 days ago

Business School Students Are Sharing Racism Horror Stories on Instagram

A new account detailing horrific racism at Queen’s University surfaced last week, prompting racialized students at McGill, the University of British Columbia, the University of Alberta, and more to speak out.
Anya Zoledziowski
2 days ago

Lebanon’s Economic Collapse Is Causing Even More Suffering Than Coronavirus

“Corona isn't scary. What's scary is that the dollar is fluctuating and a poor person can't afford to buy anything.”
Michael Downey
Nour Matraji
Milena Mikael-Debass
2 days ago