Tag Archives: Productivity

Re-Opening the Economy Won’t Fix What’s Broken

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Re-opening a fragile, brittle, bankrupt, hopelessly perverse and corrupt “normal” won’t fix what’s broken. The stock market is in a frenzy of euphoria at the re-opening of the economy. Too bad the … Continue reading

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Will Robots Take Your Job?

By Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams Source: ROAR In recent months, a range of studies has warned of an imminent job apocalypse. The most famous of these—a study from Oxford—suggests that up to 47 percent of US jobs are at … Continue reading

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The Clock Inside Us

By Eman Shahata Source: The New Inquiry Once a weapon to combat idleness, the clock has become a prosthesis, augmenting the human body to override its need for rest IF time is money, then sleep is theft. Today’s cult of … Continue reading

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The Reason You Work So Hard to Participate in the Rat Race

By M.J. Higby Source: Waking Times Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “A man in debt is so far a slave.” Money has no intrinsic value yet we spend our days damaging our health and spirit in order to obtain it. Why do … Continue reading

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