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Justice on the Job for Nail Salon Workers– Narbada Chhetri and Pabitra Dash interview with Kressent Pottenger

Organizing on the far side of the economy is gaining ground once thought impossible.

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The Precariat: A Class or a Condition?

The claim that work has become more precarious in recent decades has an intuitive appeal, at least among a layer of young people and activists. The concept of the “precariat,” playing on the old description of the working class as a “proletariat,” attempts to give empirical and sociological content to this intuition. The term has been widely disseminated by U.K. sociologist Guy Standing, whose book The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class summarizes a long career of investigation into the changing nature of waged work.

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