Tag: work


No one wants to test the strength of the debt ceiling. The brinkmanship is the kind of dance that no sane person would perform on the edge of a real cliff.  Digital currencies and stablecoins have the potential to… Read More


Women have been joining the gig workforce at a rapid clip during the pandemic. Gigs offer the flexibility that so many working women seek. Women and girls, besides facing serious barriers to health care and food, they also… Read More


Temporal trends revealed a marked worldwide reduction in transplant activity during the first three months of the pandemic. Post-acute Covid-19 care should involve attention to kidney disease. The rise of diet culture, the societal belief system that prioritizes body… Read More


Today is a time of incredible risk, and taking the path of least resistance could have existential consequences. But it is also – for the first time in a long time – a moment of real opportunity. A… Read More

Basic Income

Should the government pay people to get the shots? Some economists and politicians think it might be necessary. Others say it could backfire. But while the additional money may impede recruitment for workers in low-wage jobs, who might be able… Read More

Meaning of Life

People realize that material betterment is no longer the single most important source of meaning in life. Mensen zijn rationele wezens, maar in het proosten zit iets magisch. Proosten, het glas klinken en liederen zingen. Om een affectief… Read More

Mental Health

Why we still can’t sleep, and what to do about it. This treatment provides a life-changing validation, a route out of helplessness, a way of getting to sleep. A cure for insomnia? Depression and anxiety, young people are among… Read More


For many students, training programs or boot camps that can teach technical skills in a matter of months can be a smarter bet than a traditional college or university. When a country or a system loses the ability… Read More


Samenwerken betekent nu ook: chatten, videobellen, tegelijkertijd samen in een bestand werken en online brainstormen. Organisaties en medewerkers. Apps won’t work. Appliances may not work. People don’t even know all the things they depend on. All of a… Read More


Krachtig uitspreken tegen vergelijkingen tussen de situatie rond de coronacrisis en de Holocaust.  Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it really mean to say that time passes? Seniors spent the most time… Read More

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