1. Over 10,0000 UAW workers at John Deere are on strike and it makes my union-loving heart happy to see it.  I found journalist Jonah Furman on Twitter who really breaks down what the issues are–and posts stuff people on the picket lines send him, like this:

2. Enough unions are on strike that the #Striketober tag is happening–healthcare workers, coal miners, Kellogg’s employees, potentially the IATSE starting on Monday. Teen Vogue (!) explains why this feels uncommon and what you can do to support striking workers, who have no paycheck, no insurance, and no guarantees they’ll get what they demand. (Where I could find them, I linked to funds that help workers on the picket line.)

3. And on non-strike Twitter, a thread of putting googly eyes on things.