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The Labor Abuses of Ellen DeGeneres

Eileen Jones Jacobin
Ellen DeGeneres’s reputation as the kindest celebrity in America has finally been shattered. But it’s not just her “mean streak” that’s the problem — it’s that she’s an exploitative boss, who cheated her employees at the height of the pandemic.


Generous Ellen Grants Bare Standard of Living to Her Serfs

William Hughes AV Club
You know you’re not doing great when you make a public show of giving some new privileges and benefits to your employees in the wake of a scandal, and the general reaction is “Wait, you weren’t letting people take paid time off to go to the doctor?"
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