March 3rd, 2023

All posts published on March 3rd, 2023

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REI Workers Form Union At Ohio Store


The RWDSU union accused REI of aggressive "union-busting" tactics.Bruce Bennett via Getty ImagesWorkers at an REI store near Cleveland voted 27-12 in favor of unionizing on Friday, adding more fuel to a labor organizing campaign at the national outdoor retaile... More »


Can the dogs of Chernobyl teach us new tricks on survival?


“We’ve had this golden opportunity” to lay the groundwork for answering a crucial question: “How do you survive in a hostile environment like this for 15 generations?” said geneticist Elaine Ostrander of the National Human Genome Research Institute, one of the... More »

What a Visit to Disney World Reveals About America


Walt Disney World is back in the culture-war news this week, thanks to Gov. Ron DeSantis’s appointment of a new board, filled with his ideological allies, to oversee infrastructure in Disney’s Florida real estate empire. As it happens, I’m now a certified expe... More »

Wonking Out: Peering Through the Fog of Inflation


Economists have been arguing fiercely about inflation for around two years now, and that’s fine.The pandemic disrupted business as usual, led to some extraordinarily large policy responses and was followed by a large rise in inflation. Of course people are deb... More »

The Power of Art in a Political Age


I sometimes feel I’m in a daily struggle not to become a shallower version of myself. The first driver of shallowization is technology, the way it shrinks attention span, fills the day with tempting distractions. The second driver is the politicization of ever... More »

Why Is TikTok Being Banned?


Governments have expressed concerns that TikTok, which is owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, may endanger sensitive user data.In recent months, lawmakers in the United States, Europe and Canada have escalated efforts to restrict access to TikTok, the mass... More »


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