The new stimulus proposal’s empathy gap

Instead of investing public resources into policies that work, Congress would rather double down on the delusional pursuit of productivity to avoid the fear of “paying people not to work.”

Last week, I came across new research from Atlassian, an Australian software company, that confirmed what most of us already know: People are working longer hours during the pandemic. In April and May, the average working day was 30 minutes longer than it had been in January and February; mo…

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