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After Backlash, OnlyFans Suspends Plan to Ban Sexually Explicit Content

"This is welcome news, but sex workers' livelihoods shouldn't depend on the whims of individual platforms," said the ACLU as others warned the company could still reverse course.

Jessica Corbett ·


A Victory for Gig Workers as California Rules Uber Can't Hack Labor Laws

Labor groups refused to give in after rideshare companies won an anti-worker state ballot initiative last year through a heavily funded disinformation campaign.

Bama Athreya ·


Judge Says California's Prop 22 Unconstitutional in 'Major' Win for Gig Workers

“It appears only to protect the economic interest of the network companies in having a divided, ununionized workforce," the judge declared.

Andrea Germanos ·


'No Contracts, No Snacks': Nabisco Workers on Strike Across US

"If Nabisco can rake in billions of dollars in corporate profits, they can afford to treat their workers with dignity and respect."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Hourly Minimum Wage Should Be $26

Not only did the federal minimum wage not keep pace with productivity growth, it did not even keep pace with inflation.

Dean Baker ·


'Long Overdue': EPA Bans All Food Uses of Neurotoxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

"Finally, our fields are made safer for farmworkers and our fruits and vegetables are safer for our children."

Jessica Corbett ·


Why Does Your Right to Unmask Usurp My Child's Right to a Safe School?

If someone else doesn't wear a mask, hasn't been vaccinated and hasn't taken the proper precautions, they can spread the Covid-19 virus through the air and infect whole classrooms of people.

Steven Singer ·


Is Higher Education a Pyramid Scheme?

How college is like the airplane game.

Rebecca Gordon ·


Stalled US Debt Relief Is the Latest Setback to Black Farmers

The USDA's relationship with Black farmers has been flawed from the start.

Elisha Brown ·


A Path to Citizenship Could Soon Be Within Grasp for Millions of Undocumented Workers

Two years after the largest workplace raid in U.S. history, Democrats just passed a budget framework that could make millions of immigrant workers less vulnerable to exploitation.

Rebekah Entralgo ·

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