LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT — Nana Sarkisyan brought her passport with her Tuesday, just in case she had to go back to Armenia. Up until a few days ago, that was not the plan. The plan was that her husband would step off his flight, pass through customs on his immigration visa, and become a green card holder. It…
There is no doubt that Donald Trump’s presidency will be bad for the average worker. But one law would be worse than any other, and now that law is being formally proposed.
We all know that pacifists, socialists, and flag-burners would advise you never to join the U.S. military, ever. Forget that for a moment. Even if you consider yourself a good patriot, do not join the U.S. military now.
Stuart Appelbaum, the head of the most powerful retail workers union in America, swears he is optimistic. Why?
Yes, wear a shirt with a slogan on it. Yes, put a bumper sticker on your car. Yes, flood your social media feed with your outrage. Fine. All of those are fine, and necessary, and good.
LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT—It was hard to not feel enthusiastic when I first arrived Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport, although that feeling would wane by the time I left, replaced by a quote from one woman who had been reunited with her sister after five hours of detainment: “I don’t believe I’m in…
There’s a bigger lesson here than “Fuck Uber.”
Did you lose your hat? Too bad; it belongs to the bear now. It’s his.
Hipsters: haven’t they settled down and gotten a real job by now? Actually, no—and wait until you hear the enraging trends they’re adopting now!
Self-professed pages-haver George R.R. Martin recently responded to a comment on his blog about whether The Winds Of Winter, the long-awaited followup to 2011's A Dance With Dragons, will actually come out this year. The penultimate book in the Song Of Ice And Fire series, the source material for HBO’s hit show about…
Every year, the government releases updated numbers on union membership in America. And every year, the number falls. Where is the rage, rage against the dying of the unions?
Exciting, the Dow closed over 20,000 yesterday for the first time in history. What is the best thing to do with this information? Uhhhhh...
Clearly the End is nigh. With that in mind, and while tooling around with the NUKEMAP, the Deadspin staff discussed various apocalyptic death scenarios today, to determine which ones seem good. Here is a ranked list of some—not all!—apocalyptic death scenarios, in order from best to worst.
First, a quick recap.
Turns out that Robby Mook was the perfect campaign manager for Hillary Clinton after all. He’s just like his boss: can’t win an election, but can get rich giving revolting speeches afterwards.
Organized labor has the potential to be one of the great forces for equality and sanity in our nation over the next four years. Orrrrrr, they can do what the building trade unions are doing now.
“A system in which the best option is inadequate to the nation’s needs is by definition in crisis,” said Guardian journalist Gary Younge last week in a thoughtful video reflecting on the end of the Obama presidency.
Today, an attorney takes to the pages of a national publication to declare loudly and for all to hear that she is dumb, easily persuadable, and lacking in any genuine moral foundation whatsoever.
Get a load of these sorry quisling motherfuckers.
On inauguration day in DC, the souvenir business was slow. I asked a vendor wearing a huge Bob Marley hoodie while hawking Trump hats and scarves and keychains whether he might not have had better luck selling Obama gear, and he shrugged. “It’s too late.”