Pop icon Taylor Swift took on Apple last week and Apple capitulated. But certain questions linger about the durability of surface-level wins. Cultural critic Shaun Scott on how millennials “shake it off.”
Salaried workers often work well beyond 40 hours per week without any extra compensation, but that’s not how the original law was designed. By Katy Tynan, author of Free Agent: The Independent Professional’s Guide to Self-Employment Success
As a free agent I almost always have time or money, but rarely both. This leaves me doing things in my business that I just suck at sometimes. By Katy Tynan, author of Free Agent
I have a degree in engineering. But I’m not an engineer. This is by choice, but I’ve encountered a lot of stigma. The point of higher education is to give us more choices. Choosing not to use my degree should be one of them.
Marga Biebeler is a professional twenty-first century philosopher. OK, but what’s that mean? Odd Jobs columnist Beth Jusino talks to Marga in her Stuttgart, Germany coworking space.
In American culture, stress and exhaustion are worn with pride as status symbols. It’s time we reimagine the work week.
The real driver behind the current shift to a freelancer economy is that companies and governments have lowered their responsibility to workers. Joel Dullroy, author of Independents Unite!, brings us up to date on the Freelancers’ Rights Movement.