Fewer People Dying At, Going To, Work

The bright side of unemployment: “According to new data unveiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last week, there were 4,430 workplace fatalities last year compared with 5,214 in 2008. While firms in America’s most dangerous industries would love to toast a triumph of workplace safety in the 21st century, there’s no escaping the fact that fewer jobs, in general, existed last year.”