June 6, 2019 7:21 PM Subscribe
A Four Day Workweek Could Be Coming to the U.K. (a podcast for work! or leisure ;) - "If you live in the U.K., your workweek could soon be a day shorter if the political winds tilt more heavily toward the left. Jess Shankleman reports on how the proposal is gaining momentum and how it might affect Britain, then Bloomberg Opinion columnist Noah Smith joins host Stephanie Flanders for a deeper look at the economic questions raised by the four-day week."[1,2]
- How Stockholm became the city of work-life balance - "With flexible hours the norm, and almost two years' parental leave for every child, Sweden's capital boasts a happy and efficient workforce. What can other cities learn?"
- 'It's a miracle': Helsinki's radical solution to homelessness - "Finland is the only EU country where homelessness is falling. Its secret? Giving people homes as soon as they need them – unconditionally."