Labor Day Weekend ‘Round the Horn alicublog
Silicon Valley’s Labor Uprising In These Times
FACT SHEET: Helping Middle-Class Families Get Ahead by Expanding Paid Sick Leave Whitehouse.gov. Will reach about 300,000 workers for federal contractors. A long way to go.
France, U.K. pledge to accept 44,000 migrants as Europe copes with crisis USA Today. No similar pledge from the U.S.
Moldova banking scandal fuels biggest protest ever EurActiv (h/t Richard Smith)
China Exports Slide as Tepid Demand Adds to Growth Challenge Bloomberg Business
Towards a consensus on the causes of the EZ Crisis VoxEU. New ebook on the Eurozone crisis.
Guatemala Comedian Wins First Round of Presidential Vote The New York Times
Are Manned U.S. Helicopters Flying In Syria? Moon of Alabama
Hillary Clinton Proposes Making Companies Disclose Political Donations Bloomberg Politics
Google’s Hypocrisy PoliticKING with Larry King (h/t guurst). Far more interesting than you might think considering the source!
‘Unbanking’ fuels financial fallout Albuquerque Journal News
How Welfare Reform Ruined Public Assistance for the Very Poor, According to Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer’s New Book, $2.00 a Day The Atlantic. Based on what I’ve read about this book, it could be the most important one of the year.
Antidote du jour: in honor of workers.