Musings —01.05.2015 09:25 AM—
Now magazine is irritated with Your Humble Narrator. For a while – um – now, the alt weakly has been in a state of high dudgeon, and it would be super boring if it weren’t for this: I’m researching a column on some of the hypocrisies of the so-called Left, to try and figure out why they’re in decline politically. As such, I’ve been researching Now itself, and specifically:
- how it pretends to be progressive, when it is really just a big and profitable corporate interest
- for years busted any attempt to unionize there
- promotes women’s rights, while profiting on advertising that traffics in young girls
- how its boss hopes you spot his ponytail, but not his corporate DNA
And so on.
I’m interested in hearing from anyone – and particularly some of the former staffers at Now – who have stories to relate about its profitability, its union-busting, its hypocrisy on equality issues, and its bosses. Feel free to confidentially email me at the usual place.
Otherwise, comment, er, now!