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Author: Bryce Covert

Bryce Covert is an independent journalist writing about the economy. She is a reporter in residence at the Omidyar Network and a contributing writer at The Nation. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Washington Post, New York Magazine, Wired, the New Republic, Slate and others. She won a 2016 Exceptional Merit in Media Award from the National Women’s Political Caucus and the John Swett Merit Certificate from the California Teachers Association in both 2019 and 2022. She has appeared on ABC, CBS, MSNBC, NPR and other outlets.

Co-published with In These Times. Since we first profiled her, Lationna has returned to work, her son Kingsley is crawling—and the family is still just treading water.

Co-published with In These TimesDobbs will throw many lives into disarray. Lationna Halbert’s is one of the first.

Co-published with The New Republic. Around the nation, eviction filings are climbing. In numerous cities, cases now exceed 100 percent of the historical average.

Co-published with New York Magazine. How ride-sharing apps are trying to spread the gig-worker model far and wide.

Co-published with WIREDThe point wasn’t so much about pay issues, but to give workers more say over what they produce—reflecting a trend of internal protest across the tech industry.

Co-published with The Nation. Laid-off retail workers are demanding severance, labor protections—and an end to the Wall Street playbook of owning a company while hollowing it out.

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