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The Wealth of Nation

Book I Chapter I: Summary

Of the causes of improvement in the productive powers of labor, and of the order according to which its produce is naturally distributed among the different ranks of the people. 205 more words


Division of Labor: It Keeps Us from Starving

Modern civilization is possible because of the magic of division of labor and specialization. So specialize and you’ll increase your value in the market place.

Johan Norberg


The division of labor is the fundamental principle our society is built upon today. It is the origin of welfare and the reason why capitalism succeeded over socialism. 299 more words


The Invisible Workload That Drags Women Down

By Lisa Wade

“I am the person,” wrote Ellen Seidman, a wife and mother of three, “who notices we are running out of toilet paper.” 1,050 more words

Work & Family

The Three Muscats: Immigrant Poverty and Animal Welfare in Oman

I’m in Muscat, Oman, for a month. I’ve been here for a week and a half and it’s been an interesting experience.

My impression thus far is that there are two Muscats. 996 more words


"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."*...

From James Vaughan, via From Deco to Atom

* Mae West


As we peel ’em, we might spare a thought for Josiah Wedgwood; he died on this date in 1795.   64 more words

Who Does the Housework?: Marriage Issues

Written by Theresa Corbin

Traditionally, in most parts of the world, men left the home and worked for a few hours a day and earned money, while women worked 24 hours a day cooking, cleaning, and child-rearing for free.  806 more words

Stuff By Theresa Corbin