Category: work and work culture

  • Ramblings on a snow day

    Ramblings on a snow day

    Maybe its the weather. Maybe I didn’t get enough sleep. Maybe its the fact that we just lived through an attempted coup. Who can say?

  • Pete Buttigieg, Hillary Clinton, and who gets to show emotion in American politics

    Pete Buttigieg, Hillary Clinton, and who gets to show emotion in American politics

    I suspect the similar double standard experienced by Hillary Clinton and—it must be said, to a lesser degree—Pete Buttigieg is rooted in the same patriarchal, misogynist notions about how women and gay men behave. It’s why when a straight man gets angry, he’s “passionate,” when a gay man gets angry, he’s “dramatic,” and when a woman gets angry, she’s “hysterical.”

  • Harry and Meghan quit their shitty job, and you should too

    Harry and Meghan quit their shitty job, and you should too

    In deciding that the unrealistic expectations set by those around them—from the press to “the firm” (as the Crown is known within Buckingham Palace) to trolls on social media—was not worth the hassle, Meghan and Harry have set an example for people around the world who are fed up with their miserable, high-pressure, low-reward jobs.