Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: US

17 bookmarks tagged “US

Benefits as a Reflection of Values / Oxide

oxide.computer/blog/benefits-as-a-reflection-of-values
When I came out as trans and started seeking medical care, I worked at a large employer that directly paid for the medical costs of its employees and dictated how their insurance networks process claims. I had the benefits I needed because other trans people fought for them and the company could unilaterally choose to provide them. Startups don’t have this luxury and are at the whims of insurance companies to keep the cost of hiring and retaining employees manageable. Meanwhile, insu...

Inside Foxconn’s empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin

theverge.com/21507966/foxconn-empty-factories-wisconsin-jobs-loophole-trump
In 2017, then-Governor Scott Walker and President Trump announced a historic deal with Foxconn to bring manufacturing jobs to Wisconsin. But none of the jobs, buildings, or promises have been fulfilled—and look like they never will. The Verge’s Josh Dzieza investigates two years of what happened behind the scenes at Foxconn in Wisconsin.

Noam Chomsky wants you to vote for Joe Biden and then haunt his dreams - The.Ink

the.ink/p/noam-chomsky-wants-you-to-vote-for
The lion of the left on the pandemic, the election, the word Bernie Sanders needs to stop using, the Harper's letter, the 1619 Project, patriotism, and the greatest social movement in U.S. history

Four Million Commutes Reveal New U.S. 'Megaregions'

news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/11/us-commutes-reveal-new-economic-megaregions-map/
As economic centers grow in size and importance, determining their boundaries has become more crucial. Where do you fall on the map?