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At-Will Employment Is the Real “Cancel Culture”

Becca Rothfeld Jacobin
A person sitting alone at a desk in the dark.
The “cancel culture” debate never focuses on at-will employment, which allows most American workers to be “canceled” at the drop of a hat — even those teaching in higher education.

Machinists Union: President Trump Has Broken His Promises to U.S. Workers

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)
"Between the fumbled response to the coronavirus pandemic, the job loss that rivals the Great Depression and the daily rhetoric that serves only to divide working people—this president has struck out with the Machinists Union.”

The 8th Wonder of the World* (*wonder not guaranteed)

Josh Dzieza The Verge
In 2017, President Donald Trump and the Wisconsin GOP struck a deal with Foxconn that promised to turn Southeastern Wisconsin into a tech manufacturing powerhouse. Three years later, the factory — and the jobs — don’t exist, and probably never will.