Tag Archives: Labor

“Find Work,” an Answer to Every Grief?

Rhina P. Espaillat captures the ambivalent nature of work in the poem posted for Labor Day. It can be ennobling but too much emphasis on it can rob us of our humanity.

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History from the Workers’ Perspective

Bertolt Brecht captures the spirit of May Day in “A Worker Reads History.”

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Dignity and Labor

Vachel Lindsay points out that, when workers are robbed of their dignity, vandalism can follow.

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