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The Gig Economy

A recent longitudinal survey on employment duration from the Bureau of Labor Statistics almost nailed down my work history. And I quote, “young adults born in the early 1980s held an average of 7.2 jobs from age 18 through age 28.” That’s a new job every 17 months! 132 more words

Economic Development

Fukuoka City and Kitakyushu City

There are two big cities in the northern part of this Kyushu Island; one is Fukuoka City where I live now, and the other is Kitakyushu City where I grew up. 417 more words

Free Writing

WPA Michigan - Ahead of Its Time in 1941

I found myself reading the Detroit section of the WPA Michigan A Guide to the Wolverine State. Of course I never vacation in Michigan without it! 391 more words

Books I Keep