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01 May 2020

Bots are Stealing Food Orders on Instacart and Hurting Undocumented Workers

Instacart workers are on strike for May 1 today, along with frontline workers at Amazon, Whole Foods, and other delivery retailers. One reason Instacart workers are striking, is the heartbreaking exploitation of undocumented workers, bagged into a new exploit on that grocery delivery app. According to a report from TechCrunch,

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13 Mar 2020

How to Support Artists, Performers, and Service Industry Folks During Coronavirus

Let’s get real: the American system of “Fuck you, I got mine!” has been proven to be woefully unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic. What a surprise! This plague is laying bare the fact that not having Universal Healthcare or other social safety nets is terrible for society. If we had Universal

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07 Dec 2018

How George H.W. Bush’s Death Is Irrelevant After World AIDS Day

Guest Post by L. Peachcroft Wednesday, December 5, 2018 marked a National Day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday, November 30. CNN has an article about it. The New York Times has it covered, too. You already know Fox News is going to spin this

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12 Nov 2018

We Brought Our Own Avocados to Brunch. This is How the Restaurant Reacted.

Guest post by L. Peachcroft Millennials and younger generations are constantly being told that they need to be more responsible with their finances. Some Australian millionaire-douchebag by the name of Tim Gurner had the audacity to tell us that if we ever wanted to afford a house, we must stop ordering

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18 Jul 2018

Fighting Sexism In Comedy Isn’t As Easy As You Think

By Rachel Fogletto It was Sunday and I was booked to host at my local comedy club Wednesday. A story had recirculated about Jeremy Piven, an actor who was accused of sexual assault by 8 women. He was supposed to headline the same club, that Thursday through the weekend. As the story unfolded, there were discussions

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17 Apr 2020

The Heartbreaking Ways COVID is Impacting Food Service Workers

In 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimated that the food service industry employed 5.4 million workers. That number was almost certainly higher at the start of 2020, but has greatly diminished since restaurants, bars, cafes, caterers, and school lunch programs across the country have reduced service or

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16 Apr 2020

Whole Foods Now Checking Temperatures of Employees

Whole Foods Market has instituted a policy that sees all employees having their temperatures taken before they start their shifts.  If employees have a temperature higher than 100.4 degrees, they are asked to go home.  Grocery store employees are also asked to wear masks throughout there shifts. A grocer who

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16 Apr 2020

How to Behave in Grocery Stores According to Grocery Workers

The rules and sanitation standards are constantly being updated in your neighborhood grocery stores during the COVID pandemic.  Knowing your store’s rules and safety practices will help you stay safe, and help keep our grocery store workers safer, while they keep the country supplied.  For the official COVID safety practices

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