LABOR: The Scab's Baedeker

The Scab's Baedeker

"Don't stop to talk to anyone who approaches you. Don't make eye contact with passersby. Try not to look lost, even if you are." What kind of place needs to give its visitors such ominous advice? The surprising source is the New York Daily News, which bills itself as New York's Hometown Paper. The News has spent the past year preparing for the possibility of a multiunion strike by seeking "replacement workers" from around the U.S. To orient its out-of-town talent to life in the wilds of Manhattan, the News is preparing a guidebook that portrays a vision of the city...

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