Friday Roundup – September 15, 2017
Here are some of the articles and essays we read this week. Happy Friday!
Gender and Work
Gender Bias Suit Could Boost Pay, Promotions for Women at Google (Wired)
Nikon Picked 32 Photographers to Promote a Camera. All 32 Were Men. (New York Times)
Meet the Camperforce, Amazon’s Nomadic Retiree Army (Wired)
- This topic gets occasional press – here is another good article from the New York Times in 2016 that is not specifically about Amazon
Boston College Graduate Employees Union Wins Election, Gains Collective Bargaining Rights (The Heights)
- The article notes that B.C. is exploring its options with the NLRB – The Atlantic had an article this summer on the uncertain future of graduate student unions
From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones (New York Times)
Is Free Speech Really Challenged on Campus? (The Atlantic)
What the Rich Won’t Tell You (New York Times)
No Fascist USA!
‘No Fascist USA!’: how hardcore punk fuels the Antifa movement (The Guardian)
Antifa: Guardians against fascism or lawless thrill-seekers? (Washington Post)
The Rise of Antifa (The Atlantic)
The Cajun Navy: Volunteers and Disasters
I downloaded an app. And suddenly, was part of the Cajun Navy. (Houston Chronicle)
- Here is a good description of the ‘Cajun Navy’ from the Washington Post after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in August
Mother Of 9 Goes Door-To-Door As Part Of Yemen’s Anti-Cholera Brigade (NPR)
Finally, I came across an organization called Global D.I.R.T, which is mentioned in articles from The Washington Post on Hurricane Irma and U.S.A. Today on Hurricane Harvey.