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20190915-1338

“This Is Our Last Resort”: 48,000 UAW Workers Set For First Nationwide Strike At GM In 12 Years https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/our-last-resort-uaw-launches-first-nationwide-strike-gm-12-years

Oh knock it off! Why are y’all forcing management to pay for your stuff when we the consumers prefer better stuff manufactured from abroad?

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Flynnspaws

Flagged on Craigslist Again

Last night I posted the essay which follows (Title: The Middle Class are Parasites) to the Orange County Craigslist’s “Rant’s and Raves” section, and was flagged about half an hour after it went live.  456 more words

Essays

"When you say "I am_____..." meditations by poet Bill Lavender

To say that it is complicated to talk about work in America is an understatement. Work is an outsized religion, with equal numbers zealots and agnostics shouting about its ability to build character or to ruin it. 941 more words

New Orleans

1st May - Labor Day

Few random thoughts, as to why do we celebrate Labor Day and what for, do we congratulate on Labor Day.

1. May Day (often known as Labor Day) was a holiday in Europe and America since long, even before the Labor Day. 387 more words

Hard Work

How To Work With An A------.

I had an interesting time in the military. I lost track of everything, everyone. Like, when you lose your cell phone or change your number. I’d run into people, they’d look at me knowingly and I’d draw a blank. 458 more words

From the Bookshelf: Twigs in my Hair, A Gardening Memoir, by Cynthia Reyes

A common Post-Enlightenment concept is that occupations have an art and science to them.  As a therapist, sometimes I approach an intervention from the science side, using the concept of evidence-based practice to guide the rehabilitation process.   830 more words

Reviews

20190914-1532

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-09-07/wall-street-completely-missing-cyclical-downturn-jobs-growth

Are y’all still playing around with your numbers and graphs? I’m still under and unemployed and I was hoping to be converted to permanent, full-time status with that temp job from hell. 24 more words

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