News sites Gothamist and DNAinfo were abruptly shut down by billionaire owner Joe Ricketts this week, shortly after their New York staffs voted to unionize. What do you think?

β€œI can’t understand why employees wanted to unionize when the owner of the company seems so fair and level-headed.”

Lydia Erbentraut β€’ Stevedore

β€œOn the upside, the sites have been much easier to navigate since deleting literally all of their content.”

Joe Neuringer β€’ Trust Fall Coordinator

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β€œIt’s good to know the labor movement can still win big victories that last a few minutes before everything gets much worse.”

Sam Price β€’ Popcorn Butterer