Amazon, Instacart, Target Workers Unite for May Day Strike

Amazon, Instacart, Target Workers Unite for May Day Strike

On Friday, front-line workers from Amazon, Instacart, Shipt, Target, and Whole Foods have organized to walk out of their jobs together over demands that their companies provide better pay, benefits, and protections. Some of these workers deliver packages; others deliver groceries. Some stock shelves in warehouses, and others ring up customers in stores. Some of…

The Covid-19 Rent Crisis Is Here

The Covid-19 Rent Crisis Is Here

Cristina Jeffers lives in an apartment complex in Elmhurst, Queens, at the center of the coronavirus crisis. As friends and neighbors have fallen ill around her, Jeffers has been lucky to stay healthy. But work abruptly evaporated for the single mother and housekeeper. Only two families on her roster of clients are paying her during…

Prophet of Scientific Rigor—and a Covid Contrarian

Prophet of Scientific Rigor—and a Covid Contrarian

I’m staring at a small sea of frowning faces on Zoom. “I’m really angry about this,” says one of them. These are medical students at Columbia University, and I’m speaking to a class on communicating medicine. They’ve been friendly up until now, but that all changed when I brought up Stanford University epidemiologist John Ioannidis.…

The Russian Doll of Putin’s Internet Clampdown

The Russian Doll of Putin’s Internet Clampdown

One year ago today, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into effect a major piece of digital legislation—popularly dubbed the domestic internet law. With it, Russia’s internet and telecom regulator, Roskom, wrested further control of web servers, internet exchange points, and other essential web architecture. At its heart, the law included the right for Roskom to…

Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Review

Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Review

779K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on May 1, 2020Lisa Gade reviews the Apple Magic Keyboard for…

The ADL Calls Out Steam for Giving Extremists a Pass

The ADL Calls Out Steam for Giving Extremists a Pass

After the horrifying 2019 shooting at New Zealand’s Christchurch mosques, over 100 profiles on the gaming platform Steam paid tribute to the shooter.A digital videogame storefront with some social networking features, Steam isn’t the most obvious home for charged political content. But just hours after the shooting, 66 Steam profiles took on the shooter’s name.…