Labor Day offers an opportunity for politicians and economists to offer their two cents on the state of labor. It’s a good bet that some of that commentary will focus on the so-called “skills gap” – the notion that millions of jobs in highly technical fields remain unfilled while millions of Americans without those skills remain unemployed.

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Sometimes, little people decide to take a stand.
Grocery workers save their pro-employee CEO’s job, a fascinating twist for Labor Day.
One-size-fits-all regulations are not good for California.
Unelected bureaucrats issue regulations that have the power of law.

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Sacramento has a bicycle master plan, but while it is slowly being updated, more cyclists must choose disconnected bike routes or sidewalks.

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Rick Scott is our own man of mystery, Austin Powers without the hair mop and dance moves.
Volcanoes and glaciers, fire and ice, are dominant features of this moonscape-pocked island nation. How fitting that over a generation ago the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union came to talk disarmament in the heat of the Cold War.
Sometimes you read a sentence and you think to yourself: only here, only us.
The following editorial appeared in the Raleigh News & Observer on Thursday, Aug. 28:
The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Friday, Aug. 29:

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