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It’ll soon be easier to see if your broadband provider sucks

Broadband 'nutrition labels' are coming.

On Nov 30, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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woman shopping in Walmart caption 'Walmart workers walked out today! Our curbside pickup did not happen. I had to shop my own blue tub!' (l) Walmart curbside pickup sign in parking lot (c) woman shopping cart in Walmart caption 'Walmart workers walked out today! Our curbside pickup did not happen. I had to shop my own blue tub!' (r)

‘OK, so now we are going to fill up our blue tub ourselves’: Woman has to shop her own curbside pick-up order after Walmart workers walk out

'I work grocery pickup at Walmart, and the last week has been insane for us.'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

Subway exterior with workers seen sitting at table through glass caption 'The open sighn' 'I tried to get into Subway and the door was locked... it was 8:30pm and they close at 9:00pm. I left n came back and home girls were just chillin and sittin???' (l) Subway interior with customers picking order (c) Subway exterior with workers seen sitting at table through glass caption 'The open sighn' 'I tried to get into Subway and the door was locked... it was 8:30pm and they close at 9:00pm. I left n came back and home girls were just chillin and sittin???' (r)

‘Like I just wanted broccoli soup!!’: Customer catches Subway workers ‘chilling’ in store—after shutting the doors before closing time

'Y'all don't understand the pain of Subway workers.'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘So THAT’S why they taste like that’: Waffle House worker shows how the ‘cheese eggs’ are made

'l literally watched them make my eggs this way and been doing it ever since.'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Giorgia Meloni

How the far-right is keeping Giorgia Meloni’s Wikipedia page free of any ties to fascism

Subtle, intentional omissions obscure Meloni's true nature.

On Nov 30, 2022 by Gabriele Di Donfrancesco

car parked in lot at farmer's market caption 'When you try to be responsible and leave your car at the bar but they have a farmer's market in the parking lot the next day and your car gets stuck' (l) car parked in lot at farmer's market caption 'When you try to be responsible and leave your car at the bar but they have a farmer's market in the parking lot the next day and your car gets stuck' (c) car parked in lot at farmer's market with red paper in window 'WIN THIS VEHICLE Raffle Tickets' caption 'When you try to be responsible and leave your car at the bar but they have a farmer's market in the parking lot the next day and your car gets stuck' (r)

‘When you try to be responsible and leave your car at the bar’: Woman says farmer’s market tried to raffle off car after she left it in parking lot overnight

'Being responsible never pays off.'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Alexandra Samuels

Waffle House employee showing to-go fees on bill

‘Yeah, 20%. Let me show you’: Waffle House worker reveals the ‘to-go fees’ customers allegedly unknowingly pay

'How is this legal?'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Braden Bjella

white castle AI drive thru

‘What terms and conditions are you agreeing to?’: White Castle drive-thru robot asks customer to agree to ‘terms & conditions’ before ordering

'Everyone should just order on the apps. It’s so much easier than whatever this is.'

On Nov 30, 2022 by Braden Bjella

Chick-Fil-A worker speaking in bathroom (l) Chick-Fil-A building with sign (c) Chick-Fil-A worker speaking outside (r)

‘It’s too much’: Chick-fil-A worker hides in bathroom after 2 customers offer to walk her to her car after her shift

'Don't tell people when you get off, it's not safe.'

On Nov 29, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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‘Did they send you a Buzzfeed quiz??’: TikToker shares ‘weird’ personality assessment from job application

'Those... aren't questions?'

On Nov 29, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

In-N-Out worker caption 'Me deciding to quit my job' (l) In-N-Out building with sign (c) In-N-Out wall chart of pay for each level caption 'We get a $2 raise' (r)

‘No money is worth the stress from that job’: In-N-Out Burger worker finds out employees are getting $2 raise after quitting

'I left after working there for 3 years, the money was never worth the abuse.'

On Nov 29, 2022 by Melody Heald

Food truck owner speaking in front of truck caption 'they hired me to serve about 200 people in the Federal Bureau of Investigation' (l) Food truck owner speaking in front of truck caption 'the guy from the FBI that I've been organizing this with' (c) Food truck owner speaking in front of truck caption 'he then demanded that I take 300 off the top of the bill' (r)

‘Bro got scammed by the FBI. I’m done with America’: Food truck owner says FBI forced him to take $300 off the bill

'I'm a small business, and taking $300 out of my pocket being a large government agency doesn't seem fair.'

On Nov 29, 2022 by Rebekah Harding

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Jacob Wohl required to register low-income voters as punishment for robocall scheme

'I think it’s a despicable thing that you guys have done,' the judge said.

On Nov 29, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

server greenscreen TikTok over image of receipt (l) server greenscreen TikTok over image of receipt 'im down to cheat from 7-3 she's a teacher' written on it (c) server greenscreen TikTok over image of receipt (r)

‘So you tipped me poorly, and you want me to help cheat on your wife?’: Customer leaves phone number for server—but tips only 10%

'It's always the 'big flirts' who tip like crap.'

On Nov 29, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Oath Keepers founder, others convicted of sedition for role in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Stewart Rhodes and Kelly Meggs were found guilty.

On Nov 29, 2022 by Claire Goforth