With the festive season soon upon us, one consideration will be how to take things easy:
Futures Forum: Saint Monday: in defence of skiving
Notions of how to 'take it easy' are cultural:
Futures Forum: In Praise of Idleness: "If Hadza nomads get by on 14 hours’ work a week, why can’t we?"
Besides, fewer working hours might actually be good for us:
Futures Forum: "A shorter working week would make us healthier, give us more fulfilling and sustainable lives and be better for the environment..."
Why not a four-hour week?
How the State Keeps You Working Long Hours | Foundation for Economic Education
The shorter working week:
Futures Forum: "We should work less"... "But it's for part-time work, and it's all about the illusion of there being more jobs"
The basic income:
Futures Forum: The unconditional basic income
The sharing economy:
Futures Forum: The 'sharing economy' in the news...
Futures Forum: Is Uber really part of the 'sharing economy'? >>> "The whole point of a genuine p2p and sharing economy is empowerment for those directly participating in it."
The heterodox economy:
Futures Forum: "Another economy is possible" >>> 'orthodox' vs 'heterodox' economics