‘Hustle culture’ is so pervasive in U.S. society that not even the coronavirus pandemic could shake the urge to prioritize productivity.
Iceland has trialled shorter working hours, but not a four-day week.
The provision of recreational activities and access to public space have always been underpinned by moral and class values. Planning the post-pandemic reopening should address these inequities.
The historic location provides a window into the potential of city tourism in Ghana.
Video games are becoming just as popular as professional sports, so why do people think it’s only a game?
Ghana understands the leisure needs of people with disabilities but is struggling to meet those needs.
How did we become so submissive to a condition of constant surveillance that – except in spy movies or paranoid delusions – would have been considered preposterous a few decades ago?
Community proposals for public swimming pools are popping up all over the country. But individuals need to work with governments to ensure these projects actually get off the ground.
The share of people who give their time to good causes is starting to dip.
The idea that automation and robotics will lead to huge job losses is wrong. Big business likes the sweat of cheap labour too much.
At many popular destinations, residents are protesting against crowding, rowdy visitors and low wages. With some research, travelers can use their visits to enrich host areas instead of harming them.
A common theme from science fiction is a vision of a world where humans do less work and machines do more. Why have we not yet reached that point?
Coffee and sex are both highly marketable commodities. But who would have thought that the capital of one of Latin America’s most socially conservative countries would combine them in its cafes?
The ubiquitous cafes across Australian cities attract locals and tourists alike, but surely there’s more to thriving neighbourhoods than a flat white.
Maybe you shouldn’t meet at that time and place? Research shows that the clock and the calendar can be a drag on leisurely activities.