In this issue you will find a telecom employee’s analysis of why her work life is so miserable; a freelancer’s story about freelancer support networks and why they are not enough; an account of what happens when gig workers unionise and speak out against inhuman treatment. 

In the context of Facebook employees speaking up against the company’s practices, this issue takes you through tech employees and workers speaking out in different corners of India.

You will also find a brief sketch of the student movement and trade union work of Shyamal Chakraborty, our recently departed Vice President. Towards the end, Vijoo Krishnan, Joint Secretary of the All India Kisan Sabha, reminds us that technology workers must care about a lot more than their own immediate issues. Please read and let us know what you think. If you want contribute to the magazine, email us a pitch!