Feature • October 1st, 2014

Freelancers Union Announces Tectonic Shift in Health Insurance Coverage

By Jordan Teicher

For the consumer, it’s almost always better to have more options. For freelancers in New York, there is now one fewer option when it comes to health insurance. However, in the long run, that may actually be a good thing.

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Feature • September 29th, 2014

Bill Nye’s Return to the Spotlight, a Scientific Debate with Huge Stakes, and the Writer Who Told the Story

By Ryan Bradley

In the back of my mind, I had a big, potentially unanswerable question, which is essential for me before I embark on any story more than 2,000 words. I need this question because it helps me focus, particularly in the most terrifying and amorphous stage of all: when I'm finished reporting and about to start writing. I kept coming back to my reaction to the video. How (and when) did Nye become so serious?

Feature • September 26th, 2014

5 Stereotypes About Freelancers That Are Just Plain Wrong

By Aubre Andrus

Now that 53 million Americans identify themselves as freelancers, according to a survey commissioned by Freelancers Union, it’s time 34 percent of the workforce earns a little more respect. Here are five stereotypes about freelancers I’d like to smash into smithereens.

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