Category Archives: The War On Workers

I see a union in your future

From Harper’s Weekly Review: One day after employees at a Target distribution center in Charleston Township, Michigan were given a $2 an hour raise during the busy lead-up to the holiday season, some employees received fortune cookies with the messages … Continue reading

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The glory of empire…built by slaves, reparations and lut

Those of us who read Jane Austen are not startled to face facts about the British Empire’s centuries-old role in slavery. Although Austen’s references to slavery are muted, in both Mansfield Park (1814) and her last novel, Persuasion (1818), the … Continue reading

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How far has AI taken us? This far

From Harper’s September 2021 Index: Percentage of Europeans who would prefer to have packages delivered by a robot or drone instead of a human: 35 Who would like to see artificial intelligence replace some of their legislative representatives: 51

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