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Black Women Hit Hardest By The Ongoing Loss of Public-Sector Jobs. | SUPERSELECTED - Black Fashion Magazine Black Models Black Contemporary Artists Art Black Musicians

(Graphic via <i>The New York Times</i>.)<p>It looks the days of getting a “good government job” might be coming to an end. Since 2007, researchers have tracked …

175th Anniversary of the Penny Black

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No Return Address

It all started after I mailed a thank-you note that was never received. When I inquired at my local post office, the folks there told me to contact …

Obehi Janice

Mary Poppins (Kristen Bell) is practically perfect in every way, except grossly underpaid. And she wants to #RaiseTheWage.

Book Paintings by Ekaterina Panikanova | Colossal

<p>Artist Ekaterina Panikanova creates densely layered paintings across large spreads of old books and other documents, resulting in artwork that blurs …

What the Overworked and Underemployed Have in Common

One morning last week I joined a small gathering in a conference room at New York City's Baruch College to listen to a line-up of speakers and panelists talk on the subject of "Families and Flexibility." The event was sponsored by Scott Stringer, our NYC Comptroller, who has been promoting …

The Workplace

A new underclass as more NYers go part time

An economic malaise is creating a new underclass in the city.<p>New York City is stuck in the economic misery lane of middle-class jobs flight and an …

Overeducated Americans: A new study looks at the fate of underemployed graduates.

Finding a job out of college is hard. Finding a good job, the sort that might qualify as the start of a career instead of a stopgap meant to pay the …

The lost post: Secrets of the warehouse where 20 MILLION undelivered items have ended up

Wedding photos the bride and groom never saw, expensive gifts never unwrapped, a Picasso sketch worth £3,000, tender love letters, …

Royal Mail keeps no records of £1million-worth of undelivered presents it auctions off every year

Royal Mail has been criticised by Labour for failing to keep keeping a record of nearly £1m of undelivered letters and parcels, including birthday and Christmas presents, which it sells off every year.<p>Millions of undelivered letters and parcels are returned to Royal Mail’s national return letter …

People send the funniest things

"You shouldn't send anything alive in the post, to be honest with you," says Ray Kennedy, his face quite serious as he sits in the Royal Mail's special office in Belfast's quayside. "I would also prefer that people didn't send anything dead in the post." He has just been telling me about the time …

Common-place: Tales from the Vault

"Dead Letters—By a Resurrectionist"<br>Liberty and Surveillance in the Tombs of the U.S. Post Office<p>Perhaps it's only fitting that a history of the Dead …

Bartleby: Dead Letter Office

☛ Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog: “Dead Letter ofc., 9/22/22”, 1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in., Reproduction Number: …

The dead letter office endures in the digital age

My Sunday column described the contrast between the government's lawful ability to snoop in our email, and how hard the government makes it for us to …

Washington's Dead Letter Office

In Herman Melville's classic 1853 short story, "Bartleby the Scrivener," the narrator offers a curious explanation for the self-destructive …

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No Return Address

It all started after I mailed a thank-you note that was never received. When I inquired at my local post office, the folks there told me to contact …

BBC News | UK | Where do missing letters go?

<b>As the UK's postal service prepares for the open market, the new Post Office watchdog says sorting office standards continue to slide. What happens to all the letters that go undelivered?</b><p>Ever since the Penny Black first came into circulation, lost letters have been a fact of life. What is …

Great Britain

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Portraits Drawn on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell | Colossal

<p>Though I just posted a selection of envelope drawings by Mark Powell about three months ago, the guy has been on an absolute tear the past few …

Birds Illustrated on Vintage Envelopes by Mark Powell | Colossal

<p>It’s been over a year since we last checked in with artist Mark Powell (previously here and here) who draws portraits and birds on old vintage …