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Pay day at at Xi'an commune in 1959

January 1959

Xi’an, Shaanxi

西安市雁塔区公社社员领工资

王凌 摄

50s

The jobs are out there, but culture is in the way

About 20 million men between the prime working ages of 20 and 65 had no paid work in 2015, and seven million men have stopped looking altogether.

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Opinion

Labor Commissioner Cements Ruling that Portland Poker Dealers Were Employees, Not Contractors

Settlement with what was city’s largest poker room comes after its closure and suicide of its owner.

Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian announced a final settlement in a long-running investigation of the now-defunct Encore Club, which until it abruptly closed last summer was the city’s largest poker club. 15 more words

Willamette Week

Uzbekistan Forced Labor Linked to World Bank Projects, Advocates Say

Fall is cotton picking season in Uzbekistan. Every autumn, as the bolls ripen, the Central Asian government presses approximately one million of its own citizens, mostly civil servants, teachers, and students, into the fields as cotton pickers, bringing $1 billion in annual revenue, a quarter of Uzbekistan’s GDP. 1,003 more words

Report

Oh, Rumi ...

I used to write with you in mind,

mine worn and youthful, then.

 

Spinning a yarn, long winded nights

drum in hand, new to the craft. 80 more words

Kentucky

At The Labor Temple

23 June at 09:41 ·

Silver Spring, MD ·

… At the labor temple –

The mockingbirds are at war.

One dives from the 30-minute… 179 more words

Poetry

Another Day to Show Someone the Way!

15 And remember, our Lord’s patience gives people time to be saved. This is what our beloved brother Paul also wrote to you with the wisdom God gave him – 2 Peter 3:15 NLT… 200 more words