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Valentine’s Day: The Pressures of Shopping for Romance

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 14/02/2022 - 10:50pm in

The pernicious effects of the Hallmarking of holidays. Valentine's Day happiness comes from spending time sharing pleasant experiences, rather than spending money on the perfect gift.

Faster Internet Displaces Social Capital in the UK

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 12/02/2022 - 10:42pm in

Confirmation of the notion that the Internet displaces social time with real people.

How a Cooperative Run by the Formerly Incarcerated Is Reshaping Chicago’s Food Industry

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 05/02/2022 - 8:54pm in

In Chicago, the formerly incarcerated are prepping locally sourced meals for schools, nursing homes and transitional housing facilities.

Why Young Workers Are Driving a Wave of Unionization

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/02/2022 - 9:30pm in

The young are again on the forefront of change, now by challenging neoliberal atomization and indoctrination by forming unions.

The American Hyper-Focus on Individualism Makes Us Poorer, Sicker, and Sadder

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 31/01/2022 - 10:45pm in

Our wealth, health and happiness problems are not individual personal troubles that can be resolved by exhorting people to think or act differently.

Book Review: The Science Behind Aesop’s Menagerie

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 29/01/2022 - 8:54pm in

In “Aesop’s Animals,” zoologist Jo Wimpenny provides a guided tour of animal behavior drawn from the classic fables.

‘No More Hiding’: Sanders Says Make GOP Vote on Popular Policies

Sanders: "The American people have a right to know where their senators stand on the most important issues impacting their lives."

Book Review: Why Our Emotions Are So Powerful

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 22/01/2022 - 7:49pm in

Science writer Leonard Mlodinow explores our emotions'’ ability to spur intelligent, nuanced action.

Headstrong Girls and Dependent Boys: Gender Differences in the Labour Market Returns to Child Behaviour

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 22/01/2022 - 1:55am in

Gender-stereotype defying boys and girls appear to carry on that way as adults and pay a financial price.

Fable of the Squirrels: New Research on Wealth Inequality Among Animals Sparks Debate on Human Economies

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 19/01/2022 - 10:00pm in

Studies of beasts that pass on wealth, um, resources and advantages to offspring may inform whether humans create stratified conditions.

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