Op Ed: A Joseph A. Banks Employee Won’t Stop Crashing My Lecture, and When a Tie Clip Took My Right Eye I’d Had Enough

May 31, 2019 12:00 pm
Portrait of boy, emotion, angry, grey background

“You’re dressed like shit! Take this!” the man screams. He rips off a boy’s Henley shirt, sets it on fire, and then hands him a starched, white shirt. Stiff collar and all. Oh boy, here we go again. Three times a week this man comes in here — I don’t […]

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Unpaid Intern Covers Rent with Work Experience

February 4, 2019 7:00 pm
Unpaid Intern Covers Rent with Work Experience

As the end of last month approached, Scott Davies — an unpaid intern for a local architecture firm — was beginning to worry about how he’d cover his rent. But after checking his lease, Davies realized he had nothing to fear: his landlord accepted ‘work experience’ as payment. “Since my […]

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Amazon Raises Minimum Wage for Workers to 15 Rupees Per Hour

October 22, 2018 5:00 pm
Amazon Raises Minimum Wage for Workers to 15 Rupees Per Hour

In a move that has been widely hailed as progressive and humanitarian, Amazon.com Inc. has announced that it will be raising the minimum wage of its employees to 15 rupees per hour—about a fifth of a US dollar—from the previous minimum of 10 rupees.  Jeff Bezos, Founder/Chairman/President/CEO/Evil Mastermind of Amazon, […]

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Keebler Introduces New “Elf Jam” Cookie

March 14, 2018 1:58 pm
Keebler Introduces New “Elf Jam” Cookie

Touting the new snack as the future of the baked goods industry, the Keebler Company yesterday announced the release of the “Elf Jam” cookie—a soft, doughy treat filled with freshly processed Elf Jam. “We expect this cookie to redefine how Americans enjoy our products. The Elf Jam is always intimately […]

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Buttcoin Crashed and Now I’m All Out of Butts

February 5, 2018 9:00 am
Buttcoin Crashed and Now I’m All Out of Butts
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Wow! Nike’s Social Media Account Totally Meme’d the SHIT Out of Their Workplace Safety Violations

December 13, 2017 12:00 pm
Wow! Nike’s Social Media Account Totally Meme’d the SHIT Out of Their Workplace Safety Violations

Alright, everybody, go home: looks like Nike just won the internet. When Twitter users who followed the Workers Rights Consortium awoke early Thursday morning, they were met with what could’ve easily been a one-off diss. In an act of pettiness that would make even Tay-Tay blush, the labor safety watchdog […]

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