Both white collar and blue collar workers for Amazon have complained of a variety of inhuman working conditions, even they have it better than the absolute lowest rung on the Amazon employment chart: “Flex” drivers, who lack job security, benefits, and decent pay—and who say they are desperate for change.
In Bloomberg today, Ramesh Ponnuru challenges the ability of the mayor of South Bend, Indiana to channel the immortal will of a long-dead mythical prophet. Good point—but it’s even worse than that.
Looks like the New York Daily News has claimed the title as our city’s “creepiest” tabloid: WE HEAR they’re now battling bedbugs in the office.
Bald Amazonian Jeff Bezos, America’s richest man, published his annual letter to shareholders today—including a challenge to his competitors to raise their wages. Isn’t that interesting?
Last year, many people feared that the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Janus case would decimate the membership of public employee unions. That hasn’t happened. But it has produced an associated problem: tens of thousands of free-riding bloodsuckers.
Today, a team of scientists confirmed what we long suspected: black holes are a big old suck!
Last week, the New York Times ran a story based on a cache of more than 2,000 gruesome photos taken inside a notoriously violent Alabama prison. The Times declined to publish almost all of the photos. Today, we are publishing a much larger selection of those photos, which illustrate the utter brutality of prison life.
Next Tuesday, a bipartisan group of Senators will read Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail” aloud on the Senate floor. One of those senators will be Ted Cruz. Truly, everyone is now equal.
Lyft has finally gone public. After a hot debut, its stock price began sinking yesterday, and is still sinking as we speak. What’s the deal? What about the sharing economy? What about the unicorns? What about the GOLDEN FUTURE? Below, a very short guide to what the real world has in store for these magical unicorn…
On climate change, “Young Republicans are asking why the party isn’t taking this issue more seriously.” Well kids, it’s because your party is perfectly willing to sacrifice the lives of the young in exchange for near-term corporate profits. Let us know if you have any more questions!
The bodega on my corner has, with no warning, shut down, forever.
Frogs: the very name conjures visions of wonder and terror. But what’s up with them?
The SEIU—one of America’s strongest and most politically active unions—is facing the real possibility of a strike by its own staff. Ironic, we know. But when you see the issue at stake, you may develop a whole new appreciation of what a union contract can do for you!
Last year, Arkansas became the first state to impose a work requirement on people receiving Medicaid. This cruel, stupid, vindictive idea is working out just as awfully as you would imagine.
Andrew Sullivan, the British-born Roman Catholic Harvard grad best known for flamboyantly retro race science-mongering in elite east coast magazines, has been revealed as the only man alive today who can claim to have a direct—almost spiritual—connection to the forgotten lower-class denizens of Middle America.