Rideshare Drivers Recognize Shared Interest, but the Gig Economy Demands New Tactics

by Melanie Buer

Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers in multiple countries logged off their apps and went on strike on May 8th to protest Uber’s impending IPO. This unprecedented move by gig economy workers to mobilize against their employer was a noteworthy display of dogged collective organizing— with, unfortunately, underwhelming results.

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Mother Earth Cries in the Pharmacy Drive-Thru at Walgreens

by Nikki Wallschlaeger

The unfoldment continues. The pills work less and less but she still gives them her name for the system, their valiant system, her phone number, her accumulation of points for consumable goods that will outlast her.

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Extinction Rebellion’s Self-Defeating Liberal Tactics Won’t Stop Climate Change

by Melanie Buer

Nascent climate activism movement Extinction Rebellion has come under fire recently as videos continue to surface of the group cheering and clapping as their fellow demonstrators are led away in handcuffs. Hundreds of protestors have been arrested in the last few months as the group continues to stage disruptions across the UK and US.

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