“Work-Life Balance” is bunk. Real flexibility is the future of a good workplace.
Midnight Madness: Franz Kafka’s “Investigations of a Dog: And Other Creatures”
Kafka’s inertia, a sort of isolation from the larger world, was central to his obsessive and anxiety-fueled stories. He defended his solitude and curated his deranged state. He even wrote in the middle of the night, while the rest of Prague slept.
American poverty is moving to the suburbs
The move of poverty to the suburbs is a challenge for the American social-safety net. Many anti-poverty programs in the US were designed to address urban issues—and nongovernmental organizations supporting the suburban poor are comparatively rare and underfunded.
And our government is hard at work to ensure this trend will continue.
Where does Gender Bias start? In the jobs ads
Reframing a job ad with neutral wording can boost the number of responses by 42 percent, ZipRecruiter found, which recommends that companies examine their wording and rewrite ads to appeal to the greatest number of candidates.
During her five years as an ELL teacher, Quintenz has had a front-row seat to some meteoric transformations. She has watched Muslims exchange hijabs for braids. She’s seen girls who never wore makeup before suddenly paint their lips bright red and boys who came in with a buttoned-up look start sagging their pants.
Sullivan High School in Rogers Park, Chicago, has transformed itself and has almost half foreign-born students, many of them refugees.
“Larry went for two months last summer without water at home — even as he fought stomach cancer — until The Human Utility restored his service. That’s not the worst it gets, unfortunately. Some people have gone for a year without running water — resorting to defecating in holes in their backyard or getting drinking water from a neighbor’s water hose.”
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