In writing about Tim Jackson’s Prosperity Without Growth earlier this week, I speculated that hoping for lots of work in healthcare, teaching, and other services… Read More »Why would anyone invest in creating more work?
The Conversation this week had Halvard Dalheim reflecting on how COVID-19 had increased the time that we spent in our local areas and asking do… Read More »Re-evaluating neighbourhoods after being locked in them
I mentioned in my first COVID-19-inspired post that I’d continue to buy from local shops as much as I can rather than buy from the… Read More »We’re all on a science fiction adventure now, part 3
Ilya Somin’s Democracy and Political Ignorance (2016) argues that American voters (at least) are immensely ignorant on most political issues. One of the explanations that… Read More »Would free time promote civic participation?