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Labor Day Thoughts

All working Americans owe a lot to the labor movement, and unfortunately we take a lot of the things the movement fought to achieve for granted.

It’s just Labor Day as I’m writing this—the unofficial end of summer. In a little while I may head down to Chicago’s River Walk to play a few games of bags with friends and maybe drink a beer or two. But right now I’m thinking about the state of labor in this country and how complicated our notions of labor—what it is and how it’s valued--have become.

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