Amazon forces its warehouse employees to work at breakneck paces in unsafe conditions — and then tries to keep them from getting medical care when they’re injured. In response, Amazon workers across the US are organizing for health and safety improvements.
Caitlyn Clark is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America. Her work has been featured in Labor Notes, More Perfect Union, and more.
Hollywood writers and actors are on strike together for the first time in over 60 years, and they could be joined soon by a UAW strike at one of the “Big Three” automakers. It’s a good time to remember: the strike is one of workers’ greatest weapons.
As the climate crisis intensifies, workers are being forced to work amid noxious wildfire smoke and in dangerously high temperatures. But workers at UPS and elsewhere are organizing to demand health and safety precautions from their employers.
A viral tweet decrying the idea of work became a TikTok meme celebrating individualist influencer culture and the lives of the idle rich. But real freedom from the drudgery of labor requires collective action — and building a world beyond capitalism.
Gen Z: Young people like you are winning unions at Starbucks and Amazon. The time to join the labor movement and transform the world is now.
Like Parasite before it, Netflix’s survival thriller Squid Game dramatizes the horrors of modern inequality and exploitation in South Korea — and shreds the capitalist myth that hard work guarantees prosperity.