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What to Do if You're Worried About Pregnancy Discrimination at Work

Even though it's illegal to treat parents unfairly, it still happens—and can be hard to recognize, let alone prove.

9.18.19

Nudist Couple Can't Find Nude Servers to Work Their All-Nude Wedding

But, guys, it pays £30 an hour!

9.16.19

Inside the Surging Rage at Trump in Midwest Factory Towns

Conservative areas like Miami County, Indiana, are sick of seeing profitable companies ship jobs offshore despite the president's promises.

8.23.19

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Ceramicist

Project manager Elza Jaszczuk swapped her soul-sapping desk job for soft clay and a pottery wheel.

7.29.19

How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job

As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.

7.24.19

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Dominatrix

In the first installment of our new column, we meet a former financial researcher who switched from flogging numbers to flogging people.

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7.16.19

I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

Working in a familiar place and eating familiar, anodyne food gets me through the chaos of life as a freelancer (and life in general).

5.30.19

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."

5.20.19

Working at an Ice Cream Shop Is a Lowkey Nightmare

Some people do cry over spilled milk.

5.13.19

Long Walks Were the Antidote to My Fear of Failure

The meditation of walking in a city is not as internal as that of hiking. You do not lose yourself in the silence; rather, you melt into the physical beat of observation.

4.17.19

Sex Work Is Work—And Its Laborers Are Officially Unionizing

In the UK, sex workers are joining with trade unions to demand better collective conditions for their industry.

3.18.19

Karaoke Is Most Fun When It's Also Depressing

I never intended for karaoke to be a method of self-care or whatever, but when I think back to my peak karaoke-going days in 2016, when I went almost every week...yeah, I suppose something was up.

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