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It’s Labor Day in the U.S.A.

Labor Day is one of the rare official holidays that is not focused on one particular, noteworthy historical person, national milestone, or religious observance. At its core, Labor Day salutes the everyday working person. The very history of instituting the … Continue reading

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Thinking About Work

I quit working after the first day of the first job that promised a regular paycheck. At the tender age of 17, I was hired as a mechanic’s floor assistant at the local Ford dealership in my hometown. What the … Continue reading

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International Labour Day

I bet that most Americans are not aware that May Day is one of our most misunderstood, unappreciated holidays. Not only has the true meaning of the day honoring workers been sanitized and moved, but other, unofficial proclamations have been … Continue reading

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