Today is Labor Day, the day we celebrate workers in the U.S. by giving them some time off, and remembering the struggles and accomplishments of labor movements that have brought us the 40-hour work week, regulations on child labor, safer working conditions, health and retirement benefits, and a host...
Part two in our Labor Day series. In our recent post on the working poor in America, we discussed our broken economy’s inability to provide enough decent jobs for millions of Americans who are unemployed, underemployed, uninsured, or living in poverty.  As we celebrate Labor Day this coming we...
Part one in a three-part Labor Day series. As Labor Day approaches, the U.S. continues to struggle with an economy that fails to provide enough decent jobs. Millions of Americans live in poverty or remain unemployed, underemployed, or uninsured. This stands out as a shameful economic and moral fai...