The recent Taylor Swift ticket fiasco is a good reminder: Ticketmaster is a horrible, price-gouging monopoly that everyone hates. Left-wing politicians should make abolishing Ticketmaster part of their platform.
Monika Chao is a PhD student researching the ethics of data and privacy at the University of California, Berkeley.
Yesterday, unions representing 48,000 graduate student workers in the University of California system went on strike. Jacobin spoke with striking workers at UC Berkeley about their demands and the organizing leading up to the strike.
Much discussion about Elon Musk’s new ownership of Twitter has focused on his supposedly too-permissive attitude toward free speech on the platform. But his acquisition of the platform could actually have dire consequences for users’ privacy rights.