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How young people are using wit and dry humor to overcome toxic work culture

Illustration: Scott Gelber for GEN


The Way We Work Now

‘You’re working on all these plants and you’re the only person who’s appreciating it’

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The PRO Act would help workers who want to form a union

A rally in downtown Los Angeles to support unionizing Alabama Amazon workers. Photo: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images


The rise and fall of New York’s governor is what happens when we treat male rage and intimidation as a leadership skill

Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images


Work-study was my way to a college education. But was spending time on a useless, low-paid job really worth it?

Photo: Andy Sacks/Getty Images


How I Got Radicalized

They may seem cute and squishy, but really they’re a byproduct of capitalism gone awry

Illustration: Taylor Le for GEN


The Way We Work Now

Already it is a new day at the EPA under Biden

Photo: Brent Lewis/The Denver Post via Getty Images


I work in fast food — cleaning, grilling, smiling — and I know why you don’t want me to earn $15 an hour

Photo: John van Hasselt/Corbis via Getty Images


It’s time to question the flawed conventional wisdom driving the minimum wage debate

Demonstrators participate in a protest outside of McDonald’s corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
Demonstrators participate in a protest outside of McDonald’s corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois.
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The Way We Work Now

I voted for the ballot measure because I thought it’d help drivers like me. Now I’m out of a job.

Photo illustration; source: Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images

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