Drinking problems (and some solutions)

Image by Samir Weres. Some rights reserved. “It’s unpleasantly like being drunk.”  “What’s so unpleasant about being drunk?”  “You ask a glass of water.” ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy I’ve been thinking a lot about our relationship with alcohol recently. This article in the Economist about alcohol misuse in America particularly peaked my […]

Labor in the twenty-first century

I’m in America so in honour of my hosts I’ll skip the ‘u’ in labour for this post. Yesterday was Labor Day here which — because I had the day off — got me thinking about what work and labor mean today. The nature of work and the way it’s organised are two of the biggest issues we face […]