Julianne Tveten writes about tech­nol­o­gy, labor, and cul­ture, among oth­er top­ics. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Cap­i­tal & Main, KPFK Paci­fi­ca Radio, and elsewhere.
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At What Point Does Bloomberg’s Unprecedented Ad Spending Amount to Bribery of the Media?
Bloomberg has already spent $400 million on ads, making hardly a dent in his $60 billion fortune.
Labor
Uber Is Offering Scab Rides to Help Break France’s General Strike
Labor
When It Comes to Bereavement Leave, the U.S. Is Unspeakably Cruel
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Any Dem Who Wants to Be President Should Reject War with Iran, Not Hide Behind Process Criticisms
Here's where 2020 Democratic hopefuls stand.
Labor
Your Favorite Podcast May Soon Be Union as Gimlet Media Becomes First in the Industry to Organize
Labor
L.A. Teachers on What Was Won—And Which Battles Are Next
Labor
Here’s Why LA Teachers Are Walking Out in a Historic Strike
Labor
One Way to Defend Transgender People From Trump’s Attacks? Labor Unions.
Labor
Kavanaugh Is Terrible on Workers’ Rights—And That’s Anti-Woman, Too
Labor
The Tech Industry’s Push to Hire Autistic Workers Could Be a Recipe for Hyper-Exploitation
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The Zuckerberg Hearings Were a Show Trial, And Facebook’s Monopoly Remains Unthreatened
Despite public outrage, Congress is not taking meaningful steps to break the power of Facebook.
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First Silicon Valley Sold You Social Media. Now It’s Trying to Sell You the Antidote.
It turns out that selling solutions to problems created by the tech industry presents a tremendous business opportunity.
Labor
Lipstick on a Gig: Why We Should Be Very Skeptical of Uber’s New “Portable Benefits” Scheme
Labor
Tech Workers of the World, Unite!
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It’s Time to Nationalize the Internet
To counter the FCC's attack on net neutrality, we need to start treating the Internet like the public good it is.
Labor
The Blue-Collar Hellscape of the Startup Industry
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Undocumented Communities Devastated By Calif. Wildfires Are Now Being Left Out of Federal Relief
Grassroots fundraising efforts aim to prevent undocumented immigrants from slipping through the cracks.
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How the “Fake News” Scare Is Marginalizing the Left
Unaccountable tech companies are defining the parameters of acceptable discourse.
Labor
No, Silicon Valley Billionaires Are Not Racial Justice Warriors
Labor
Silicon Valley’s Techno-Capitalists Have a Low-Wage Worker Revolt on Their Hands
Labor
We Shouldn’t Trust Tech Industry Billionaires to Lead the Way on Immigrants’ Rights