Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 2, 2014

On this day in 1864, The Atlanta Campaign ended as General Sherman took control of the city. Above is a photo of the ruined roundhouse just west of Downtown Atlanta. And yesterday, the Braves were no hit by the Phillies.


  • Why our Work Week is Five Days (The Atlantic)
  • Why All Fridays Should Be Summer Fridays (Science of Us)
  • The Changing Face of The Temp Job Scene (NYT)
  • David Autor’s guide to labor and the machine (FT Alphaville)
  • More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft’ (NYT)
  • Back to Baghdad: Life in the City of Doom After the US Left (Rolling Stone)
  • 8 Qualities That Makes Great Bosses Great (LinkedIn)
  • America’s coal heartland is in economic freefall — but only the most desperate are fleeing (Washington Post)
  • Photos of beaches that are worth seeing (Wired)
  • This Pope Means Business (and isn’t looking to retire)(Fortune)
  • 40 maps that explain the Roman Empire (Vox)
  • It’s Good news that workers are showing themselves the door (Fiscal Times)
  • Pete Best: Perhaps has the most infamous tale in quitting jobs lore (Pop Matters)
  • A Rise in Wealth for the Wealthy; The other 93% are now more poor (Pew)
  • Why we should embrace the economic uncertainty we abhor (Quartz)


  1. saltycracker says:

    The spin off movement for independence continues as another referendum comes up September 18.
    The spoils: oil
    The Bravehearted promoters: socialists
    The potential loosers: Great Britain
    The potential new nation: Scotland

  2. Noway says:

    Second American journalist apparently beheaded by the practitioners of The Religion of Peace. Lower than animals.

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