There’s nothing like living something to turn you into an activist determined to fix it. That’s an experience that has been shared by a lot of college graduates who find themselves working hourly gigs at Starbucks and Amazon. During the years this has become a more common post-grad experience, “support for labor unions among college graduates has increased from 55 percent in the late 1990s to around 70 percent in the last few years.” And this experience has “united many young college-educated workers around two core beliefs: They have a sense that the economic grand bargain available to their parents — go to college, work hard, enjoy a comfortable lifestyle — has broken down. And they see unionizing as a way to resurrect it.” NYT (Gift Article): The Revolt of the College-Educated Working Class. It would have been nice if we had listened to the revolt of the working class before it included so many college graduates. They’ve been getting the shaft for decades and almost every massive American problem can be traced to the now sickeningly wide economic divide.

+ “Crucially, however, the company will no longer pay people based on regional differences. ‘Starting in June, we’ll have single pay tiers by country for both salary and equity,’ Chesky said. ‘If your pay was set using a lower location-based pay tier, you’ll receive an increase in June.'” Airbnb embraces home working with location-blind equal pay model.