Morning Jolt: The Progressive Grievance Parade

On the menu today: A fascinating in-depth report observes that "it's hard to find a Washington-based progressive organization that hasn't been in tumult, or isn't currently in tumult," with these groups "locked in virtual retreats, Slack wars, and healing sessions, grappling with tensions over hierarchy, patriarchy, race, gender, and power." These horror stories about employees who put their personal grievances and branding ahead of the organization's mission offer some particularly useful lessons for young people — not just about what kind of employee you want to be, but about what kind of person you want to be.

The Toxic Woke-Scolds

I know this is going to shock you, but it turns out that young, woke progressives are exceptionally hard to work with, and they see each other as hard to work with — in fact, they find each other almost as insufferable and infuriating as we find them. Earlier this month, the Intercept revealed what many of us have long suspected, that having a staff full of outspoken young, ...

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The Progressive Grievance Parade

On the menu today: A fascinating in-depth report observes that "it's hard to find a Washington-based progressive organization that hasn't been in tumult, or isn't currently in tumult," with these groups "locked in virtual retreats, Slack wars, and healing sessions, grappling with tensions over hierarchy, patriarchy, race, gender, and power." These horror stories about employees who put their personal grievances and branding ahead of the organization's mission offer some particularly useful lessons for young people — not just about what kind of employee you want to be, but about what kind of person you want to be.

The Toxic Woke-Scolds

I know this is going to shock you, but it turns out that young, woke progressives are exceptionally hard to work with, and they see each other as hard to work with — in fact, they find each other almost as insufferable and infuriating as we find them. Earlier this month, the Intercept revealed what many of us have long suspected, that having a staff full of outspoken young, ...   READ MORE

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