Labor Day weekend in America traditionally marks the end of the summer. As well as sending a signal that it’s no longer appropriate to wear white (unless you happen to be Coco Chanel), the holiday is meant to celebrate the social and economic achievements of American workers. We’ll be taking Monday off, and to get you in the right mood, here’s one of the all time greats, Merle Haggard’s “Workin’ Man Blues”.


David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He serves on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.


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