s.e.smith is an essayist, journalist, and activist is on social issues, with credits in publications like The Guardian, Bitch Magazine, AlterNet, Jezebel, Salon, the Sundance Channel blog, Longshot Magazine, Global Comment, Think Progress, xoJane, Truthout, Time, Nerve, VICE, The Week, and Rewire. Follow @sesmithwrites .
What’s Worse Than Airline Food? The Catering Companies Selling It.
Airline catering workers are fed up with what they say are intolerable conditions and low wages, and they brought that message to doorstep of the Airline Passenger Experience Association Expo, held in Long... MORE
Working · September 28, 2017
How Chicken Farmers are Getting Clucked in a Supermarket Near You
Commercials featuring upbeat music, smiling farmers, and anthropomorphized chickens—ads generated by companies like Foster Farmers and Pilgrim’s Pride—help make customers feel good about buying some of the... MORE
Rural America · May 24, 2017
In Rural America, the Right to Choose is Only Half the Battle
If the culture wars drove the 2016 election and its outcome, one of the most obvious wedge issues deployed by the right was abortion. The question of whether people who are pregnant should be... MORE
Rural America · February 22, 2017
The ‘Nightmarish’ Boston Hotel Where Workers Have To Deal with Vomit, Blood-Soaked Carpets, Needles
On June 25, workers at Boston’s Wyndham Beacon Hill took to the streets to protest unsafe working conditions, the culmination of an escalating fight over biohazards at the hotel. They charge that... MORE
Working · July 16, 2015