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Autumnal Burnt Oak, 6am

I walked the length of the road from up at the junction to the station down the hill where the road caves in before rising again. 202 more words

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It Is Rigged…and We Must Revolt

One of the most popular memes in Donald J. Trump’s campaign is his claim that the system — and more recently the election itself — is rigged.  976 more words


How the Gig Economy Profits off Desperation

by Paris Marx, via The Bold Italic, Oct 12, 2016

“Children are running the company and they act like they are still in college. The poor cleaners are being treated like slaves; the children make fun of them behind their backs; this company is a tax-evader and a moral concern to the working class.”

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Berlin 03.10 "Schwarzer Montag" Solidarisch mit polnischen Frauen / Czarny poniedziałek / Black Monday

Strike of Polish Women Workers in Berlin on October 3rth starting from S+U Warschauerstr. Berlin starting at 13.00

Dziewuchy Dziewuchom Berlin.

Hallo Ihr Lieben. Wir treffen uns am 3.10.16 um 13.00Uhr auf der Warschauer Brücke, zwischen Sbahn und Ubahn Stationen. 350 more words


Regaining My Power: What I'm Worth

I got a call on Friday with an offer to do a day of flagging on Saturday. It paid $12 per hour, which is pretty good for flagging. 676 more words

Tapping into the crowd - quick comments

This friday I participated in the “Tapping into the crowd” at Copenhagen Business School. (see the program here)

Part of the conference evolved around understanding what crowdsourcing is and what gain be “gained/learned” from crowdsourcing. 259 more words


The Rise of the Unorganizable

Wildcat strikes in informal sectors are challenging unions’ assumptions about where and who to organize.

 by Tomasz Frymorgen

Are They Really Unorganizable?

These campaigns contradict long-held beliefs about organizing casualized labor. 94 more words