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Article We should have a goal of 30 work-hours per week ?

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The world’s largest nationwide attempt to reduce working hours has made international headlines – that’s how positive the results in Iceland were. The study showed: Reducing working hours while maintaining full pay makes workers happier, healthier and more productive – and pays off economically. Kontrast has spoken to one of the co-authors of the investigation report, which has been widely talked about. “I was surprised and impressed by how well it went,” says Guðmundur D. Haraldsson about the attempt to reduce working hours in Iceland. For two years he observed the world’s largest working time reduction project and summarised the outcomes in a report. For him, the results demonstrate the direction in which society could develop. “We should have a goal of 30 to 32 work hours per week as a society.”, Haraldsson says to Kontrast. Quality of life has improved for people in Iceland; their work has become more enjoyable and productive. “This was not entirely unexpected, but the extent...
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Article 39 million lost their jobs in 9 weeks, while billionaires gain $434 billion

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Corona crisis makes the richest even richer: The assets of US billionaires increase by $434 billion during the American lockdown period. The biggest gains were recorded by Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Bill Gates (Microsoft) and Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook). While billionaires gain, 38 million people live below the national poverty line, 28 million people have no health insurance and 39 million are currently unemployed due to the coronavirus. The corona crisis has led to the worst economic crisis in recent history: Millions of people in the US lost their jobs, restaurants and stores were closed due to the coronavirus. Meanwhile, online companies were able to benefit: The market value of Facebook has risen by 60% since the restrictions began in mid-March. Amazon increased by 45%, Netflix by 46% and Apple by 31%. Lockdown winners Amazon and Facebook Gold for Amazon: CEO Jeff Bezos became $34.6 billion richer during the 2-month lockdown, an increase of more than 30%. Silver for Facebook: Mark...
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Article Racism kills across the world: Four stories of police brutality we will...

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George Floyd is dead. He was murdered because he was black. 46-year-old Floyd was choked by a Minneapolis police officer during an arrest. George Floyd is not the first victim of black police brutality: According to the data platform mappingpoliceviolence.org 1,000 people are killed by the police in the USA alone – every year. Black people are three times more likely to be killed by the police than white people. 99% of the killings from 2013 to 2019 have not resulted in officers being charged with a crime. Racially motivated police violence is a worldwide problem and it has often resulted in murder. Here are four names from across the world that we will never forget. Marcus Omofuma, 1973 – 1999 Marcus Omofuma was born in Nigeria, Africa, and died somewhere in the European airspace between Austria and Bulgaria. Portray of Marcus Omofuma in memory of his death by black police brutality / picture: fb.com/feministkilljoyvienna It is May 1, 1999 and Marcus Omofuma is taken by...
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Article Getting your home ready for winter

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Getting yourself ready for winter is a snap. Gloves? Check! Scarf? Right here. But readying your home for a long, cold season is another story. So, until someone invents a turtleneck sweater you can put around your house when it gets cold, there's some organizing to do. We've got the tips to help you. Strategy for Saving Organizing your home for winter can seem like an annoying and perhaps unnecessary chore. But the financial benefits will outweigh any feelings of being "put out." Winter heating costs can skyrocket if your windows are poorly insulated, your plumbing breaks, or if the heating system is out-of-date. Ensuring your home is prepped properly can save you a nice chunk of change while protecting your property for years to come. Break It Down Looking at a giant to-do list is overwhelming. To save frustration, break it down into two or three jobs you can tackle over the next three to four weekends. First up, windows. Check each one in the house for drafts and insulation...
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Article Preparing Your Vehicle For The Winter

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If you live in a place like Florida, then winter driving is not painful. For most of us, it pays to be ready for streets shrouded in ice, day off, slush. So here's a simple winter vehicle support agenda to help shield your vehicle from the cruel climate ahead. 1. Secure YOUR Outside Take the time presently to scour away last season's development from your vehicle's outside. At that point apply a quality vehicle wax to ensure against the approaching blast of the day off-street salt. 2. Replace YOUR OIL A few of us don't consider oil with regards to winter vehicle upkeep. However, this can be a decent an ideal opportunity to change from traditional to manufactured on the off chance that you haven't as of now (and if it's proper for your vehicle). Chilly climate starts can be simpler on your motor with a full-manufactured oil. Engineered streams are more liberated at low temperatures and don't need an ideal opportunity to heat up, giving significant and quick assurance to the...
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Article 3 Reasons to Try Mobile Tire Installation This Winter

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If you’re thinking of travelling this winter, you may want to consider replacing your tires.Until recently, tire replacement involved wasting a day at the shop, haggling over the prices of a very limited selection and impatiently waiting for your vehicle to finally be serviced.Here are three reasons to try online ordering combined with mobile tire installation. Mobile tire installation offers a wider selection of replacement tires. Tire replacement is frustrating because there is usually a limited selection of tire brands for your vehicle. You warily arrive at the tire store unprepared and are often pressured to buy on the spot with limited information and no third-party research. Conversely, mobile tire installation allows you to find the right tires online and have your selected mobile installer bring and install your tires at a time and place that works for you. Mobile tire installation is convenient and efficient. Going to the tire shop takes time. If the tire shop is busy...
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Article Designers, You Should Join A Community.

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The moment I discovered there was a way to make my own website, there was no questioning my love for design. I don't have a design based degree, I'm self-taught and I can attribute some of my improvements as a designer and overall professional to a design community. The Benefits Being in a community where people understand the day-to-day struggles of being a designer can : Up Your Confidence When You Need It I believe going it did wonders for my mental health going to the design community I was part of and talking to senior creatives about the struggles I went through. In the conversations I had, I learned the things I went through were normal, and experiencing them didn't make me any less of a designer. One of them said, "We all go through that phase imposter syndrome, but what we must remember is that the fact we are dedicating ourselves to this craft is what makes us designers." Get You Out of Your Comfort Zone Two things I had never done as a web designer were: design...
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Article Hire A Web Designer or Not

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Employing an expert web designer isn't modest. The expense of working with a web designer can begin at $500 and go up from that point. Things being what they are, the reason at that point would you pay such a lot of cash for another site when you could utilize another help, for example, Squarespace, Wix, and Weebly, and fabricate a site for nothing? We should look at a website builder versus a web designer. Website specialist versus Professional Website Builder? In all actuality, employing a web designer or configuration firm isn't for everybody. If you're another business absent a lot of income, at that point utilizing a reasonable web designer is the thing you should do. If you own a small business, utilizing a 'free' website builder could cost your organization money in squandered worker hours and much more cash in the open door cost of lost income. In this article, we will address a few parts of the discussion, "website builder versus web designer?" Who might be in an...
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Article Finding Investors For Your New Business

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Accelerating your new business is going to require capital and a good amount of it too. While it is possible to secure those types of funds through loans and similar financing, it'll be hard to secure those funds without and real financial track record. Small business owners usually don't want to take on a lot of debt in the early stages of their business, so they give usually give up equity to investors. For those of you in this situation, an investor or two will come in handy. How Can I Find Small Business Investors? There are several ways you can find investors for your business, you can't go wrong with any of these. It all adds up to what you are comfortable with. Reliable Introductions Nothing beats an introduction from an entrepreneur whom investors trust. You might know a friend or a customer who has their own business, they would be great people to introduce you to an investor. Your business financial information is only part of the story, some connections and support...
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Article Maintaining A Positive Relationship

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All relationships have ups and downs and they all take work and commitment. It doesn't matter if what stage your relationship is at, you can still take steps to maintain the positive aspects. Some of you may have had negative relationships in the past, but you can still find happiness in your current one. Defining A Positive Relationship People start a relationship for a variety of different reasons. If you want to define a positive relationship, you have to know what you want the relationship to be. That is a conversation for you and your partner. Some things are common to a positive relationship and knowing them will set you on the right path. Maintaining a meaningful connection. You and your partner should get to know each other emotionally. If you already do, then knowing a little more won't hurt you in the long run. You have no fear of a civil disagreement. Some people calmly discuss their issues with their partner and others not so much. The thing is you should not be...
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Article How to Starting Exercising If You Hate Fitness

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There is a difference between being lazy and finding the motivation to exercise. So, If you have trouble beginning to workout, I have some advice for you to get started on your path to fitness glory. How much you like fitness is pre-determined by your genetics. That may sound a bit farfetched, but for people with these genetics, things can get out of hand. That is especially true for people who don't eat healthily because then they are just putting on weight and increasing their chances of having health problems. By the way, if you are reading this article right now, then you are making a conscious effort to change, and that is the first decision you need to make. So let's get started, shall we? Choose and Excercise Based On Your Fitness Goal That is where most people get things wrong. You don't buy a weight set if you want to become a faster runner. It doesn't make sense. Speaking of running, it's the go-to exercise when someone talks about improving their health. While...
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Article Divorced Parents : When The Other Parent Undermines You

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There are plenty of divorced couples and blended families out in the world. This type of situation can be difficult for the children and the adults involved. The challenge is worse when one parent undermines the other. The issues are due to the difference in rules and parenting styles. My eldest friend, Jason, divorced his wife after 20 years together. When they split, they got joint custody of their 14 years old daughter. He described the situation as hell because his daughter would misbehave, and his ex would tell his daughter to ignore him. On top of that, his ex would pick the girl up if she got in trouble with her dad. His ex had no respect for his rules. I have some advice for you to make these types of situations more manageable. I hope you brought your pen and notepad. Avoid Playing Tug Of War Kids are very attentive when it comes to monitoring their parents. If your child knows they can get a rise out of you (as previously stated), they will push your buttons. They can...
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