Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

Kristen Sheets reports on the walkout at Google — why it happened, how it was organized, what it achieved and what it tells us about organizing the tech sector. THE NOVEMBER 1 walkout by 20,000 Google employees at some 50 offices around the world may be the largest international action of its kind in modern labor history — and it shined a spotlight on the … Continue reading Inside the #MeToo revolt at Google

What can I say? – Javed Anand

To those fuelling Islamophobia, here’s a tweet from Dyab Abou Jahjah from Belgium: ‘I am not Charlie, I am Ahmed the dead cop. Charlie ridiculed my faith and I died defending his right to do so.’ To the mourning parents, siblings, children, spouses, lovers, family and friends of those who were gunned down in the horrific massacre in Paris, what can I say? Except that … Continue reading What can I say? – Javed Anand

Will academia ever graduate from sexism? – Heather Mcrobie

There is no such thing as a single issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives, goes the famous Audre Lorde quotation. Its implications lend themselves well to both issues of gender and issues of education in its various forms – threads that run throughout the facets of our lives, our various public and private manifestations of self. In the case of continued gender … Continue reading Will academia ever graduate from sexism? – Heather Mcrobie