Then and Now

Workers in revolt, unpaid wages, revolving-door management: inside five chaotic, difficult, tumultuous, teetering years at Now magazine


Jesse Brown didn’t fight his shop’s unionization. The brash publisher of Canadaland, a leading digital podcast company, welcomed his staff’s effort to form a union in 2020, and took the same approach to hammering out their first contract, which was announced publicly by the union on January 20.