Daily Archives: September 4, 2017

Concert for Hope – Schenectady NY – September 30, 2017

Dark is Beautiful: The Battle to End the World’s Obsession With Lighter Skin

Dark is Beautiful: The Battle to End the World’s Obsession With Lighter Skin

Skin colour bias has spawned a global, multibillion-dollar industry in cosmetic creams and invasive procedures. Mary-Rose Abraham talks to consumers and campaigners in India about the dangers this poses – and how to stop it

Mary-Rose Abraham – The Inequality Project is supported by Ford Foundation | The Guardian UK

“It starts when children are young: the moment a child is born, relatives start comparing the skin colour of siblings. It starts in your own family – but people don’t want to talk about it openly.”       Continue reading

Some Labor Day Thoughts on Income Inequality – by Alexander Green + video

Some Labor Day Thoughts on Income Inequality

Alexander Green
by Alexander Green, Chief Investment Strategist, The Oxford Club
Monday, September 4, 2017

Editor’s Note: Monday is Labor Day, a public holiday that not only marks the unofficial end of summer but also honors the American laborer.

We often forget that the labor movement gave us much to be thankful for: child labor laws, the eight-hour workday, workplace safety standards, weekends without work, paid vacation, unemployment insurance, overtime pay, employer healthcare, military leave and wrongful termination laws.

That’s why Alex is mystified that the modern labor movement is so focused on the abstract issue of income inequality. Below is a classic essay from his Beyond Wealth series. It’s worth pondering on this important holiday.

Read more: http://www.investmentu.com/article/detail/56164/labor-day-thoughts-income-inequality?src=email#.Wa2gmyblvIU

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Simon & Garfunkel – Richard Cory (Live Canadian TV, 1966)

Let’s Sing Out (Series) (1963-1967) Feb 17, 1966 – Simon and Garfunkel, Sharon Trostin and Steve Jorgunsen are guests at University College, University of Toronto. Originating from university campuses all across Canada, Let’s Sing Out featured audience participation as students joined Canadian and American guest stars in familiar and popular folk songs.

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