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Self-Checkout

Mike and Darcy spent an hour weaving through the crowd at the grocery store to pick a few items. When they grabbed the final thing on their list, they made a b-line for the cashiers. “Hey, they have self-checkout,” exclaimed … Continue reading

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Education Versus Life in the Weatherstrip Factory

Dropping out at grade eleven, Luke found a job working in a factory that made weather stripping for cars. He was stationed at a long drill press, run by four other people. Edith, with sixteen years of on the job, … Continue reading

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Brain Drain

“Honey, listen to this: ‘Greetings software user download hottest software titles at stupendous prices.’ I mean, look at these prices. They’re too good to be true,” said Landon. As usual, he was surfing the web as they watched the six … Continue reading

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