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The American Worker: Have We Had Enough Yet?

Are you mad?

Have you reached the point where you’ve decided you’re not going to take this crap anymore?

In the last two weeks, I have talked and commiserated with several people dealing with being laid off or in fear of being laid off by the end of the year or working in conditions where the workloads are so obscene that it’s destroying their health.  588 more words

The American Dream/White Collar Sweat Shop

Goldman's Former Head Of Housing Research Predicts Housing Crash, Recession Within Three Years

Source: zerohedge

When a former Goldman executive and the prior head of its housing research team comes out with a shocking analysis so contrary to what the same individual would do in his “former life” when he would be extolling the “inevitable” rise of home prices from here to eternity and beyond, and also throw in an open letter to none other than president Obama, predicting at least a 15% crash in home prices in the next three years, a move which would without debt catalyze the next US recession, … 280 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Modern Occupations: Multiple Levels of Knowledge & Responsibilities

In today’s modern world, technology makes information accessible but the technological developments also involve factors such as flickering screens, glaring light, fast speeds of information processing, and increased work demands that are both physically and psychologically trying. 954 more words

Professional Development

Can a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Help Me?

Given the recent recession in the United States, it should come as no surprise that bankruptcy filings have been at an all-time high in recent years. 150 more words

"Thinkin' 'bout burning the Walmart down"

Finding out what musicians actually think on political and social issues can sometimes be a risky business; they’re not usually as downright dim as sportspeople often seem to be, but it’s a sad fact that playing a good riff is not the same as having decent views and being able to articulate them. 132 more words


September 17, 2014

Stocks opened modestly higher this morning. The Dow and SPX are currently up 17 pts & .06%, respectively. Basic materials, industrials and telecoms are leading the way in early trading. 419 more words