Yoda: 40% US Workers Not Fully Employed — in Contingent Jobs

yoda with light saberBe worried.

Shocker: 40% of Workers Now Have ‘Contingent’ Jobs, Says U.S. Government

Tucked away in the pages of a new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office is a startling statistic: 40.4% of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers—that is, people who don’t have what we traditionally consider secure job.

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Sep 12

Eagle: Blocking Media from Children…

300 Million Talons...

300 Million Talons…

Considering Media in the Light of Relationship and Attention

A Conversation with Mary Rothschild

Three bottom lines:

01 Digital world is a trap — everything is pre-programmed
02 First seven years are vital if a child is to grow up with a free open mind
03 Digital world has displaced parental attention.

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Jul 13

Eagle: Federal Reserve on the Record – 76 Million Americans Struggling Financially

300 Million Talons...

300 Million Talons…

The United States population on July 4, 2015 was: 321,442,019. Of these, an average of about 95% are US citizens, for a total US citizen population of roughly 305,369,918. The below report from the Federal Reserve says that 76 million Americans are struggling financially and half of all Americans don’t have the savings to pay a $400 bill.

Ref FedRsv Report on Economic Well-Being of US Households in 2015

Read report online.

Tip of the Hat to Tim Worstall @ Forbes for the pointer.

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Jun 14