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The truth about Labor Day

Behind this weekend’s holiday lies a strange civil war

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By Thaddeus Russell
September 6, 2009

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On Monday, millions of Americans will celebrate Labor Day in a time-honored way - by deliberately avoiding labor. They’ll attend barbecues and beach parties; they might even kick back in their hammocks and lawn chairs with a feeling of entitlement, secure in their understanding that the first Monday in September is just a hard-earned reward for the American worker. (Full article: 1934 words)

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