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May Day: A Most American Holiday


May 1st is celebrated around the world[1] as the International Day of the Worker, a holiday to recognize the immense contributions of the ordinary working man (and woman). Once upon a time, it was celebrated with parades as unions brought their members out in a demonstration of strength and solidarity. The political implications were clear […]


Happy (May) Labor Day, America


The growth of income and wealth inequality has been much in the news over the past few years, but it is becoming especially pertinent now. A recently published book by French economist Thomas Piketty, “Capital in the XXIst Century”, has sparked a widespread public interest and intensified the debate. Mr. Piketty’s work shows how the […]


“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.“

John Adams


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