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Beer Bros

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On June 1, 2021
You are starting to see more workplace activism at breweries due to the horrible behavior of the white dudebros who run them. See Modern Times: The staff at Oakland’s Modern Times Beer have announced that they are on strike, seemingly, after an Instagram account sharing stories of sexism and racism in the craft brewing industry […]

Cancel Culture!

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On February 16, 2021

At this point, I just assume that most of the people whining about “cancel culture” in fact have some personal skeletons in the closet that would come out with any basic investigation. For

#MeToo in Trucking

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On May 23, 2019

I was happy to be quoted in this excellent and important American Prospect piece on sexual harassment in trucking. Not long after Claudia Lopez began her career in trucking, a male colleague began to

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Quality Historical Documents

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On March 14, 2019
I am in America’s Favorite Spring Break Paradise (TM) this week–Pullman, Washington–on a research trip. I haven’t found anything particularly exciting in terms of public sharing except for a Stewart Brand column ranting against the evils of the metric system and various nutty right-wing rural Northwesterners talking about how gold mining is good for fish […]
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Self-defined progressive men progressive organizations are far from immune from the plague of sexual harassment and sexual assault. Rather, it’s a huge problem on the job for women at progressive organizations as we see in this devastating discussion of what happened at FitzGibbon Media. In retrospect, there were some red flags. One former FitzGibbon Media […]

The Waitress Life

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On October 4, 2015

Waitresses: combining low wages and sexual harassment with the gendered pay gap for a very, very long time. The low wages compounded by the gender wage gap breeds a system of living paycheck to payche

Sexual harassment of female workers in construction is so endemic that most who enter the field quit. It is a problem that nobody takes even close to seriously enough, including the unions. Given that it is one of the best-paying types of work for workers without college degrees, the institutionalization of this sexism means that […]
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