6 Days Ago
Your home is likely the place you spend most of your time. It's only right that you take good care of it. But if a piece of furniture breaks or you spring a leak somewhere, your first instinct might be to call a repair person right away.
2 Days Ago
The first wave of computerized automation caught trade unions flat-footed; already reeling from the Reagan-era attacks on labor, union leadership failed completely to come up with a coherent response to the automation of manufacturing industries (a notable exception was the longshoremans' union, which ensured that containerization led to massive pay raises and generous retirements for the workers whose work was largely eliminated by better shipping techniques).