Toxic corporate culture is at the heart of…

There’s a new show on Apple TV, the plot and context of which is ironic given Apple workers are currently using Android phones through union organizing campaigns because of the company’s record on retaliation, surveillance, and union busting. The series follows Mark, played by Adam Scott, an employee at a Lumon Industries, a fictitious, powerful corporation that operates a dystopian workplace model; workers’ memories are essentially hijacked by the company, severing their memories of work from that of their outside lives, and vice versa. The effect takes place as soon as the worker takes an elevator ride down to a windowless maze of cubicle offices.

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