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History of Labor Day
U.S. Department Of Labor

On September 2, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor celebrates and honors the greatest worker in the world – the American worker. Labor Day 2019 is the 125th anniversary of Labor Day being celebrated as a national holiday.

7 Things You Don’t Need to Know about Labor Day
Trevin Wax, TGC

For many decades, Labor Day was seen as a day for workers to voice their complaints and discuss better working conditions and pay.

What Should We Do About Inequality?
Ricardo Hausmann, The Growth Lab

Inequality is the result of many different phenomena. Some of them should be a source of policy concern while others should not.

Twelve Economic Concepts Everyone Should Know
Richard N. Lorenc, FEE

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Joe Carter Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).

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