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Media Unions Are Challenging the Use of NDAs
Workers in the industry argue that nondisclosure agreements are a matter of workplace safety, making them “mandatory subjects of bargaining.”
July 23, 2021
The Political Brilliance of the American Rescue Plan
Biden’s stimulus plan took the question of recovery off the table. Now the Democrats can focus on passing large-scale economic reforms.
July 21, 2021
Progressives Around the Country Are Recalling Sewer Socialism’s Proud History
At the local level, sidewalk socialists represent a movement whose time has come.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
July 1, 2021
There’s a Way to Get More People Vaccinated—and It Doesn’t Involve the Lottery
As the Delta variant spreads, it’s essential to make it easier for essential workers to get vaccinated—and that begins by giving paid sick leave for the shot.
June 29, 2021
How the Pandemic Made It Harder to Become a Doctor
Covid-19 has made medical schools more competitive, while also giving students less training.
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June 25, 2021
Domestic Workers Are Using the Gig Economy Against Itself
Domestic workers are taking advantage of the “disruptor” tech companies that are trying to redefine work to win labor protections.
June 22, 2021
Universities Are Slashing Faculties and Blaming Covid
Citing the pandemic, administrators are pushing cuts—despite receiving millions in federal relief funds.
June 10, 2021
Hospital Bosses Recruit Replacements for Striking Nurses
Tenet, the for-profit company that owns St. Vincent’s, chose to “improve their cash position” rather than meet the needs of nurses who worked through the pandemic.
June 10, 2021
There Is No Crisis of Laziness
Republicans seem determined to make workers so financially desperate that they’ll labor for whatever pay employers deign to offer.
June 9, 2021
Recording history, one stitch at a time.