Ed Schoenfeld is something of an anomaly. He is a Jewish guy from Brooklyn who has reached the summit of the Chinese food world, pastrami egg rolls and all.
It could be the world’s most implausible opus: the first Yiddish-Japanese dictionary. Its publication crowned decades of work and includes 28,000 entries.
Zellig Harris was Noam Chomsky’s mentor and teacher, but has mostly been forgotten. Should Harris be considered a seminal Jewish socialist intellectual?
Every year, hundreds of thousands of interns in the U.S. work without pay or for less than minimum wage. Many of these unpaid or underpaid internships are at for-profit companies and closely resemble regular work: thousands upon thousands of labor violations each year, hidden in plain sight. In certain for-profit industries — fashion, publishing, entertainment, journalism, to name a few — demanding unpaid internships dominate, with illegal situations possibly constituting a majority of all available opportunities.