Daily Red Alert - 8/18/22
The anti-work movement - Axios
“Here’s a twist on the post-COVID, work-from-anywhere phenomenon: There’s a rising ‘get-paid-don’t-work’ movement on social media.”
“Apple will attempt to get its employees to go back into the office after trying for over a year to no avail. This time, the company has set a September 5 deadline for corporate employees to be in the office at least three days a week. Last time the woke giant attempted to get its workers back into the office, it was branded as racist for trying.”
“The Republican lawmaker penned an open letter on LinkedIn vowing that his party will roll back the hiring of 87,000 new tax collection agents for the IRS that was a key provision of the Inflation Reduction Act, which was signed into law by President Biden on Tuesday.”
“Over 650 workers at Google owner Alphabet Inc. are demanding it offer abortion benefits to contractors, suspend donations to anti-abortion politicians and better protect users from abortion-related disinformation and police requests."
“One Wisconsin school district has refused to go woke. Both the school board and the superintendent have voted to ban the display of political and religious propaganda in classrooms and the inclusion of preferred pronouns in school-related emails.”
"’I think this is the easiest way for the Biden administration to penalize those who work independently because they've tried and exhausted congressional means,’ freelancer and Independent Women’s Forum Senior Fellow Gabriella Hoffman told Fox News Digital.”
RedBalloon in the News
The First Year of Our Business: What Worked and What Didn’t with Andrew Crapuchettes - The Courageous Economy
“Andrew Crapuchettes started RedBalloon in the summer of 2021, as a side hustle to help his local community. A few months later, it exploded onto the job board as concern over the vaccine mandate swept the country. Over a million Americans have visited RedBalloon.work to escape wokeness in the workplace, find like-minded employers, and maintain their medical freedom and privacy.”
Andrew Crapuchettes on the Bryan McClain Show - The Bryan McClain Show
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