Employee, Soldier, or Hostage?

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THQ executive Danny Bilson's tweet on Tuesday about a visit to the developer of Homefront, crunching to deliver the game by its March 8 release. Seen via Develop, where a robust debate about the comment's appropriateness is in the comments.


I don't understand why people in the industry don't just strike. Form unions so this kind of thing doesn't happen. You could argue that they'll just fire those people who strike and hire new ones, but that can't be the case if EVERYONE decides to strike, then they won't be able to hire new people and publishers will have to bend to the will of the devs.