“People go to Microsoft or Salesforce for software. People go to Uber or Lyft for a ride.”

What’s Going on in the Workforce

“People go to Microsoft or Salesforce for software. People go to Uber or Lyft for a ride.” The SF City Attorney, on why he subpoenaed 3 years’ worth of driver info from Uber & Lyft, after a recent CA Supreme Court decision made establishing worker misclassification easier.

Are “super jobs” burning out IT professionals?

If you work remotely & can live anywhere, Vermont wants you. And they’ll pay to get you.

Kudos to my friends at OUR Walmart for their work to influence the shareholders of the country’s largest brick & mortar retailer. You know you’re scaring them, when they change the format of their shareholders meeting.

Geeking Out

Y’know…my birthday is coming soon

Organizing Theory

A new Medium team wants to teach organizers the best productivity apps to use in political & community organizing contexts.

From Partners

Moshe Marvit takes a look at the recent Supreme Court decision around forced arbitrations, and concludes that it may make matters worse for workers in other ways, too.

The Aspen Institute launched a Gig Economy Data Hub last week.


Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability

“…any movement that wants to address economic inequality in this country must have a financial agenda and a political one.” Will the #BankBlack movement help move the needle on racial inequality?

Possibly unprecedented: Bloomberg columnist tells companies to stop whining about skills gap, start raising wages.

We’ve moved pretty firmly into an era where internet access is an economic driver. So why isn’t access to broadband (which millions of Americans lack) an issue in more electoral campaigns?

Some of us talk about the birth lottery on a regular basis—here’s a detailed portrayal of exactly how it works to capture wealth for the top 10% of Americans. h/t to Mustafa Rashed for this one.

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