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Working From Home While Sick

I came down with an honest to goodness common cold over the weekend!  It is truly awful without medication.  I slept like shit and just felt like the front of my face was going to melt away. 164 more words

It's On Random

Profit Economics & Income Inequality—America 2015

By Carol Driscoll

What is the meaning of the alarming growth in income inequality throughout the world? According to a recent report issued by the charity organization Oxfam, “by next year, the world’s wealthiest 1% will control as much of the planet’s assets as the other 99%.” About this, Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam’s executive director, asks… 995 more words

Labor Unions

Study Examines "High Road", Unionized Jobs in the California Solar Industry

A study released on November 10 by the University of California at Berkeley examines the environmental and economic impact of a boom in utility-scale solar electricity generation in California since 2010. 206 more words

Doing The Right Thing Can Leave You Lonely

Daily Prompt: Sink or Swim

Tell us about a time when you were left on your own, to fend for yourself in an overwhelming situation — on the job, at home, at school. 939 more words


Overeducated & Unemployed

What was that line y’all fed us when we were but knee high and tow headed, sitting cross-legged in the assembly hall with casts on our arms and a song in our hearts? 1,253 more words

Social Justice

Incomes Are Going Down

This election season, it’s a rare thing when the Presidential candidates agree, but they do agree on this:  even in an economic recovery, the manufacturing jobs… 494 more words

Living Life

We "Conquered the Bridge" in the Port of Los Angeles as summer is slipping away...

I have felt summer slipping from my grip for several weeks now. The university’s rhythms are in full swing, and even in still-summer-heat, I’m slowly accepting that fall is almost here. 665 more words