Co-published with TIME. A remembrance of writer and moral force Barbara Ehrenreich.
Co-published with The New Yorker. The President has staged rallies across the Rust Belt, promising a manufacturing revival, but jobs lost to offshoring have increased during his time in office.
Co-published with The Daily Beast. These voters were made—not born. The way to change that may be a contemporary New Deal to support “laboratories” to restore American greatness and a fair deal for workers.
Co-published with In These Times. Courtenay Brown knows she could be on the streets if she loses her job at an Amazon Fresh unit. She’s speaking out about scant Covid-19 safety measures anyway.
Amazon Expects Its Employees to Operate Like Fast-Moving Machines. This Amazon Picker Is Fighting Back.
Co-published with In These Times. Inspired by his father and grandfather, Sean Carlisle is organizing to win stronger safety measures for his fellow workers.
Co-published with In These Times. Hibaq Mohamed organized her community in a fight against Amazon, protesting working conditions at a fulfillment center with one of the highest rates of injury.
Co-published with The Nation. The challenge of making ends meet was difficult before Covid-19. Now it’s even worse.
Co-published with WIRED. The adrenaline of the first days of the Covid response has drained away, leaving sore muscles, heavy hearts, and a creeping awareness that the grind is here to stay.