Features » April 3, 2020
Why Instacart Workers Went On Strike
A conversation with gig worker and labor organizer, Vanessa Bain.
On Monday, March 30, Instacart shoppers around the country walked off the job to demand hazard pay and basic protections for working during the Covid-19 crisis. In this urgent mini-cast, we bring our friend, gig worker, and organizer Vanessa Bain back on the show to talk about the strike.
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Maximillian Alvarez is a writer and editor based in Baltimore and the host of Working People, "a podcast by, for, and about the working class today." His work has been featured in venues like In These Times, The Nation, The Baffler, Current Affairs, and The New Republic.