Marina Fang is a Fall 2014 editorial intern at In These Times. She is a senior at the University of Chicago. She has also written for The Huffington Post and ThinkProgress. Follow her on Twitter: @thefanger.
Striking Federal Contractors: Thanks for the Raise, Obama, But We Want $15
For the first time in history, federal contract workers at the U.S. Capitol building walked off the job Thursday, fighting for a $15 minimum wage, better benefits and the right to unionize. They... MORE
Working · November 13, 2014
If You’re An Uber Driver, Don’t Tweet This Article. You Might Be Fired.
An Uber driver was briefly fired by the company on Thursday for tweeting a semi-critical comment about the company before a social media firestorm that may have helped convince the company to bring... MORE
Working · October 17, 2014
SEIU Health Care Local Backs Four Republican Power Players
A prominent progressive union in New York is throwing its support behind a few influential Republican state senators. According to the New York Post, 1199SEIU United Health Care Workers East donated $6,500 to... MORE
Working · October 16, 2014
Student Activists Demand Harvard Sever Ties with Teach for America
Teach for America, long associated with recruiting elite college students to teach in low-income communities, is facing mounting opposition from students at the very universities from which it recruits. On September 26, members of... MORE
Working · October 10, 2014