Nautilus, the luxe online and print magazine covering science and ideas, has struggled to pay its writers. Now those writers are striking back.
Emily Bazelon moderates a round table with Anita Hill, Laura Kipnis, Lynn Povich, Soledad O’Brien, Amanda Hess and Danyel Smith to talk about how — or if — real change is possible.
Americans often see apprenticeships as a lesser alternative to higher education, while in Germany and Australia there are countless people who do both. What's the issue?
Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.
We need to understand that the sexual harm is not always at the heart of a gendered power imbalance, and is not always about the sexualized act itself.
It is not unreasonable to demand that men in workplaces act as if the year were 2017 and not 2003. At the same time, nobody is retrospectively prosecuting a man for acting as if it were 2003 in 2003.
Stability and benefits are in short supply for service jobs. What would it take to change that?
It’s extremely hard work, and the people, mostly women, who take it on are notoriously underpaid.
The fiction that men cook in restaurants and women cook at home drives inequality.
Other industrialized countries offer an example, providing better wages and conditions for retail workers while employers still profit.
It's heartwarming all the goodwill (not to mention the good tie skills) these strangers showed to this young man.
A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.
Half of all American women work at a restaurant at some point in their lives, and there's a proven way to reduce the industry's shocking level of harassment.
Former staffers of the shuttered publications say that, in both coded and explicit ways, they were warned that if they unionized, the sites would cease to exist.
Some of the biggest companies turn over their workers' most personal information to the troubled credit reporting agency Equifax.
Shuttering Gothamist and DNAinfo was the only legal way Joe Ricketts could get away with union-busting.
Women in Texas' statehouse created their own secret spreadsheet to chronicle abuses in the capitol, which allegedly range from violent groping to sexual assault.
Okay, maybe we don't press buttons to shoot lasers at piles of fuzz to make bolts, but we've all felt some variation of this guy's pain.
For decades, tech companies promised to make the world better. As that dream falls apart, disillusioned insiders are trying to take back control.
It can be risky to serve at the pleasure of powerful gatekeepers.
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