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Performative displays of allyship are no substitute for substantive activism

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Workers don’t want to come back to low pay, no benefits, long hours, and grumpy customers. Why should they?

Photo by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash.


Your company is not apolitical, no matter what your CEO says

Here is a live shot of an office with no politics in it whatsoever. Photo: Raj Rana/Unsplash


The company’s ban on social discussions forgets that workers are people


Biden’s appointment of two antitrust firebrands leaves little room for ambiguity

Lina Khan, author of the Yale Law Journal article “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox,” in her home in Larchmont, New York on July 7, 2017.


In both business and politics, leaders tend to overestimate how much they have in common with their audience

Photo: Simon Launay/Unsplash


Object of the Week

Explaining our obsession with the most banal gadget left in the Oval Office

An image of the call button for the President in the Oval Office with the title text “Object of the Week”
An image of the call button for the President in the Oval Office with the title text “Object of the Week”
Photo illustration, source: Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis/Getty Images


No Mercy No Malice

The S&P 500 registered the best Inauguration Day return since Reagan’s second term

An illustration of President Joseph R. Biden taking his oath on Inauguration day.
An illustration of President Joseph R. Biden taking his oath on Inauguration day.


Object of the Week

They tried to overthrow our government, and all they got was a stupid T-shirt

Trump supporters flying flags near the U.S. Capitol following the Stop the Steal rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Trump supporters flying flags near the U.S. Capitol following the Stop the Steal rally on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC.
Photo: Selcuk Acar/NurPhoto/Getty


From Airbnb to massive corporations, companies are openly taking a political stand. Will it last?

Photo: Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

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