On Women’s Equality Day, Former Amazon Employee Asks Jeff Bezos to Treat Women and Parents Better

Julia Cheiffetz, the executive editor of HarperCollins Publishers writes on Medium about the time she worked in Amazon’s book publishing division and took time off to have a baby and battle cancer.

Joseph Stiglitz on Fighting Inequality

“The real battle is to make sure their billions offset the people power.”

The Future of Music Coalition Responds to the “Creative Apocalypse” Story

The Future of Music Coalition provided data to The New York Times for the Creative Apocalypse piece, and they think the NYT got the interpretation wrong.

On Being the Only ‘One’ at Work

Being the only person of color in the workplace is a sensation that’s hard to describe.

Winner-Take-All Economics

The Amazon story can be replicated at all sorts of companies that haven’t yet received the Times treatment.

Not Exactly What You Think of When You Hear ‘Millennial Commune’

When I came across this article with the headline “The Millennial Commune,” I expected to read a story about young, broke millennials getting together in large houses or apartments to save on living costs and find like-minded individuals. Nope.

Emotional Reward Doesn’t Pay the Bills

“I just want to help people. I don’t care about the money.” Who needs a fat paycheck when the emotional reward of helping people is all you really want?

Uber’s Misclassifications and the Sharing Economy

Giving benefits to Uber drivers will not kill the sharing economy.

The Moral Conflict of Living and Working in Qatar

The place has a way of sucking you in with its material comforts and opportunities for travel. It has a way of making you forget the bad stuff or, worse, becoming inured to it.

Bad Ad

I saw this ad on the subway and it didn’t sit well with me.