The Baffler,  September 2, 2014

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(Nope, not even them.) / Photo via Darren Jeffers and Tshirt Subway.
(Nope, not even them.) / Photo via Darren Jeffers and Tshirt Subway.

• We’ve all heard about how the changes in the music industry are going to be okay for artists in the end. Check out “20 Artists Who Make a Killing Off of T-shirt Sales.”

• Here’s a sobering post-Labor-Day reminder that our hard-fought minimum-wage and overtime laws don’t mean a thing if they aren’t enforced.

• Speaking of which, fast-food workers across the country are planning another massive strike, for this coming Thursday.

• Today in Yachts: What.

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