The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting. https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its… Continue reading Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?
Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum – but what next? This is the full text released by Ecuador for their reasons for Assange’s successful application. See original text at the end. But What is to Happen Now? For now, Assange will have to stay in the Embassy. Ecuador has asked for assurances about his safe passage, but… Continue reading Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum