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Filth, Automobiles, and Our Misguided Obsession With Traffic

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 24/12/2021 - 8:31pm in

Ah, the distaste for urban squalor, um, traffic. Why do a lot of people want to turn cities into something else?

Kellogg Workers OK Contract, Ending 11-Week Strike

The Kellogg agreement still leaves workers vulnerable, says a local union president.

Alone and Lonely: The Economic Cost of Solitude

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 21/12/2021 - 1:55am in

This column distinguishes between two forms of solitude – loneliness and living alone – and studies their influence on the economic performance of European regions at the local level.

How a Group of Starbucks Workers Emerged Victorious in Their Union Fight

How Starbucks, long hostile to unions, lost a fight with workers in Buffalo despite management pulling out all the stops.

On the Loss of Public Spiritedness in the West and the Impact on Politics

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 18/12/2021 - 1:55am in

The boundaries between politics and commerce aren't as clear in Japan and China as in the West, and we may not be better off for that.

More Cheery Omicron News

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 17/12/2021 - 10:45pm in

The latest Omicron findings.

Being Rich Does Not Make You More Generous. It Makes You Meaner.

Why relying on the kindness of strangers, particularly rich ones, is not such a hot idea.

Culture Wars: Identity Politics and the Fight Against Surveillance Capitalism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 14/12/2021 - 8:33pm in

Why identity politics is just another face of neoliberalism.