Articles for Labor Day

Labor Day, the US Bishops and Frederic Ozanam

…teaching people to fish is not enough to solve the problems of today.

Labor Day and Laudato Si

The US Bishops are drawing the connection between Labor Day and Laudato Si. Families have been receiving a lot of attention recently. In his encyclical, Laudato Si', Pope Francis teaches that of all the groups that play a role in the welfare of society and help ensure...

Labor through the lens of science fiction

Wired magazine has an interesting post about class and labor issues in science fiction.

“Weeping over the state of labor”

“Weeping over the state of labor.” As the United States and Canada celebrate Labor Day here is something to think about from an article “A church that embraces the cross must embrace politics”

US Bishops Labor Day Statement

US Bishops Labor Day Statement

Archbishop Wenski describes US Bishops Labor Day Statement reiterating Pope Francis’ call for an inclusive economy
Says college debt, lack of stable jobs keeping young people from starting families
Calls for increased solidarity, more and better jobs, immigration reform

Labor through the lens of science fiction

Labor issues in science fiction

Wired magazine has an interesting post about class and labor issues in science fiction. Most sci-fi -- at least most good sci-fi -- is a metaphor for something that's happening, or has happened, in the real world: war, inequality, fear of the "other." And yes, every...

US Bishops – Labor Day statement

US Bishops – Labor Day statement

WASHINGTON—The growing disparity in the income of U.S. workers is the focus of the 2013 Labor Day Statement of Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of Stockton, California, chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development of the U.S. Conference of Catholic...

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