Issue #147
23 Apr 2020
The latest episode in the evolving story of conflict between platform vs worker. It’s a battle which is going to dominate any future world of work. Creators on Youtube have created a union and are self organising against the giant platform, mirroring what developers on the app store tried to do a year ago. Platforms will have to come to an arrangement if the creator workforce can organise and stay disciplined. This is what politicised labour looks like for the 21st century.