Work

If You Want to See What Revolutionary Workplace Policies Really Look Like, Watch '9 to 5'
May 13, 2015

It's embarassing to fixate on a film that features a sequence with animated rabbits. It's more emabarassing that it's still relevant. 

Wanted: Personal Assistant. Ivy League Degree Required.
April 07, 2015

A distinction needs to be made between the jobs that exploit and the ones that just disappoint.

In Praise of Meaningless Work
March 02, 2015

Mindfulness mantras are the latest tool of corporate control. 

Obama's Immigration Plan Is a Game Changer for Undocumented Construction Workers
December 07, 2014

Latino workers are far more likely to be injured on the job.

“Innocent, Gullible, and Blinded by Illusions”: Balzac on the Misery of Interns in 1841
October 03, 2014

Internships in 1841 were even worse than internships in 2014. 

Watch: Here's What It's Really Like for a Transgender Person to Transition
September 29, 2014

A transgender woman discusses the challenges she faced while transitioning, both in the workplace and in her own home. 

Gender Quotas Worked in Norway. Why Not Here?
September 05, 2014

Turns out, American culture may be hindering gender equality.

Unemployed Americans Are Miserable, and Republicans Are Making It Worse
August 20, 2014

Extending unemployment insurance would reduce the misery of the jobless.

The Best Way to Be Your Own Boss: Selling Advice on How to Be Your Own Boss
August 19, 2014

A new wave of solopreneurs are capitalizing on people desperate for self-employment success. 

Freelance Workers Are Our Future. So Why Are We Penalizing Them?
August 14, 2014

Our government can't distinguish between an employee and a contractor. And that's hurting our freelancers and our future.

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