Hunnicutt, the historian of work, sees the US as more resistant than other countries to post-work ideas – at least for now. When he wrote an article for the website Politico in 2014 arguing for shorter working hours, he was shocked by the reaction it provoked. “It was a harsh experience,” he says. “There were personal attacks by email and telephone – that I was some sort of communist and devil-worshipper.” Yet he senses weakness behind such strenuous efforts to shut the work conversation down. “The role of work has changed profoundly before. It’s going to change again. It’s probably already in the process of changing. The millennial generation know that the Prince Charming job, that will meet all your needs, has gone.” … [Read more...] about Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs
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Prince Charles saluted as the band played God Save the Queen. Thousands at the Rufaro football stadium in Salisbury, Rhodesia cheered when the Union flag was lowered on one pole, and the red, green, black and gold flag of Zimbabwe raised on another. Legend has it that the first official words spoken in the new nation were: "Ladies and gentlemen, Bob Marley and the Wailers." … [Read more...] about Zimbabwe at 30: Iron rule of Mugabe casts pall over independence
"Every step of the way, everybody tells you what it's going to be like and how you're going to feel," she explained to the publication. "I really think that is so harmful to so many of us. I decided early on that I wasn't going to expect my experience to be what other people told me it would be like—good or bad." … [Read more...] about America Ferrera Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2
Jordan may not got the natural ability of many of his peers, but time and again we saw him get the best out of himself when it really mattered. He was outstanding in 2015 and had the chance to win a calendar Grand Slam after he won the Masters and the US Open. … [Read more...] about Rory McIlroy goes into 2020 with confidence high, but can he end his barren run in the majors?
Asked yesterday if he would take less money for a role to ensure equal pay for a female co-star, he said: “I think it’s absolutely imperative that . . . people should be paid the same for doing the same work. We’re not going to change anything unless that happens.” … [Read more...] about Ariana Grande to hit Broadway as she lands dream job as the witch in theatre extravaganza Wicked