Minimum wage Yah!
Oregon is cracking down on loose scheduling.
Today: Crime, Health, Labor, Government, and Media!
Workin’ for a livin’…
For about 36 hours this week, it looked like we were relocating to Alaska. This week: Home, School, Work, Earth, and Space.
Housing, Law, Work, Brainwork, and Art!
Labor, Energy, Education, Religion, and Food!
Man and machine, put to work…
Merry Christmas, everybody!
This week! Food, Obesity, Planet, Transportation, Work, and Courts!
Workin’ for a livin’…
CNMHW Crime, Nature, Money, Health, Work
Happy Labor Day!
Night Court doesn’t hold up nearly as well as Cheers, but it’s still fun. Anyway, this week: Latin America, Crime, Media, Education, and Labor!
This Week: Anglosphere, Labor, Health, Resources, Education, and Family!
This week: Business, Copyright, Crime, Labor, Resources, and Technology!
This week! Education, Labor, Space, Housing, Dating, and Creatures!
Work, work, work.
This Week: Education, Transportation, Business, Government, Labor, and Sleep
This week! Education, Labor, Medical School, Housing, Immigration, and Asia!
Thoughts on the work we do and how little it says about us.
Labor, Education, Psychology, Media, Family, Society, and World!
My family consists of working class whites, so of course they always vote for Republicans.
I am far, far, far from an expert on labor practice. So why the hell shouldn’t I have my own theory on how unions should function?
When an “upstart” theatre relying on volunteer labor receives $18 million in gifts for a new venue, does it have an obligation to begin paying those same volunteers?
I agree with Matthew Yglesias that “America needs more on-the-job learning, not less,” I just don’t know what that has to do with giving “Two Cheers for Unpaid Internships.”
Attempting some clarifications on what’s at stake as norms about working on national holidays shift.
Defending the right of employees to choose to work holidays like Thanksgiving threatens to ignore the fact that, for many, choice never factors into it.
Mark Linsenmayer outlines Bertrand Russell’s case in “In Praise of Idleness” for a shorter work week. Writing in the early 20th century, Russell spent most of his essay confronting the moralistic arguments against leisure. After all, idle hands are the devil’s tools and so on.
It’s a beautiful day in the nation’s breadbasket which means the commute home will be deadly. Fortunately I’ll be hopping the express to 69th Street with these links to occupy the time. Yahoo! is looking to acquire Tumblr. Remember that time it bought GeoCities for $3.6 billion? Jason Gross interviews Torsten Schmidt and Piotr Orlov about the…
Mike Masnick highlights how the weird retail history of cars has led to state laws which leave electric luxury car manufacturer Tesla out in the cold.
A segment at NPR outlines the fight in Texas to transform the state university system. Governor Perry and private sector elites want to make higher education in the state more affordable and efficient,
If Matt Yglesias sneezes you can bet there’s going to be a chorus of left-of-center tweeters ready to unleash a tidal wave of vitriol and scorn. So go ahead and guess how ugly things got yesterday, and remain today, after he wrote this: It’s very plausible that one reason American workplaces have gotten safer over the…
So I support unions, even government unions, because in the system we have there is no reason not to support unions. We accept all sorts of economic distortions. Corporations are legal entities, sanctioned by the state. Why should we be any less sanguine about unions than about corporations? Corporations pool capital and resources, unions pool…