“The Great Resignation” Is a Great Exaggeration
Co-published with The Nation. Workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers, but it’s not a turning point for labor power.
I Spent a Pandemic Behind a Grocery Store Cash Register
Co-published with The Nation. Ann Larson, a pandemic-era grocery store clerk and social critic, is determined to make visible how workers like her really live and think.
“Precarity”: A Short Film on Women Working in the Pandemic
Co-published with The Intercept and KQED. The pandemic and ensuing economic crisis have had a disproportionate impact on women.
Altered States of America
Co-published with palabra. In the United States, we now have one pandemic for all Americans, and a custom-made disaster for Brown and Black people.
My Pandemic Year Behind the Checkout Counter
Co-published with The New Republic. On working amid paranoid customers, hungry shoplifters, sick co-workers, and people who just need a bathroom.
How We Can Truly Repay Our Frontline Health Workers: Clear Their Debts
Co-published with The Guardian. Many of the workers risking their lives amid the pandemic are burdened with student debt. We owe them more than just applause.