strikes

money-inequality

Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers

The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.
Ankita Rao
5.8.19
Munchies

McDonald's Workers Are Going on Strike To Protest Sexual Harassment

Forty percent of women in fast food say they've been sexually harassed.
Hannah Keyser
9.12.18
News

The US Says It May Shoot First if North Korea Starts Testing a Nuclear Bomb

A North Korean nuclear test site is reportedly "primed and ready."
Mike Pearl
4.14.17
international women's day

Why Some Women Feel Excluded From the Strike

Which highlights the reason we're striking in the first place.
Eve Peyser
3.8.17
politics

Could a General Strike Against Trump Actually Work?

A modern protest would likely need specific demands and backing from major employers.
Justin Caffier
2.2.17
machines

A 'Tor General Strike' Wants to Shut Down the Tor Network for a Day

An anonymous post is calling for the strike, in part to protest a recent investigation into activist Jacob Appelbaum.
Joseph Cox
8.22.16
Stuff

What Would Actually Happen If All the Banks Went on Strike?

On the 50th anniversary of the Irish bank strikes of 1966, we spoke to en economist about what—if anything—we learned from people who lived without banks for months at a time.
David Gilmour
5.7.16
Gaming

96 Percent of Video Game Voice Actors Want the Power to Strike

They want bonuses if games do well, better conditions, and "stunt pay."
Emanuel Maiberg
10.8.15
News

A New Report Outlines How Workers on NYU's Abu Dhabi Construction Project Were Mistreated

An investigation commissioned by the university and the United Arab Emirates found that a third of laborers on the project were exempt from rules meant to protect them.
Mike Pearl
4.17.15
The Magic Hour Issue

Oil-Refinery Workers in Texas Picketed for Their Lives

On February 1, 2015, one minute after midnight, 3,800 workers walked off the job at nine oil refineries around the country, claiming that they were working under unsafe conditions.
Wyatt Williams
4.8.15
News

​These Debt Strikers Are Refusing to Pay Their Student Loans

Pissed-off former students are launching an attack on the institution of for-profit education in America.
Bill Kilby
3.31.15
News

A Portrait of Modern Inequality: What Will Become of London's National Gallery?

Last July, a decision was made to outsource 400 out of 600 gallery staff. Almost everyone will be transferred from the public sector to a private company, with potentially disastrous consequences.
Philip Kleinfeld
2.2.15
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