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    https://theradavist.com/sean-conway-europe-or-bust-a-filmmakers-view/

    Sean Conway: Europe or Bust – A Filmmaker’s View – Kevin Merrey & Gavin Kaps

    In 2017 German endurance cyclist Jonas Deichmann set the world record for cycling across Europe, fully self-supported, in an incredible 25 days. This is a 6500km journey, starting in Portugal on the Westernmost point, crossing a further 7 countries all the way to Ufa at the Easternmost point of Europe. However, the world's fastest cycling record is something that has eluded another endurance athlete for years. That of UK based and Zimbabwe-born, bearded adventurer Sean Conway. Sean has set other...

    https://wired.com/story/remote-work-perks-until-want-promotion

    Remote Work Has Its Perks, Until You Want a Promotion

    Companies like Facebook and Twitter expect many employees to work far from headquarters after the pandemic. That calls for a change in corporate cultures.

    https://nytimes.com/2020/05/24/us/politics/trump-2020-election-voting-rights.html

    Trump Sows Doubt on Voting. It Keeps Some People Up at Night.

    A group of worst-case scenario planners — mostly Democrats, but also some anti-Trump Republicans — have been gaming out how to respond to various doomsday options for the 2020 presidential election.

    https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/america-is-officially-in-fuck-it-mode?utm_source=digg

    America Is Officially in ‘Fuck It’ Mode

    When doing the right thing is too hard, we give up and let fate run wild

    https://eater.com/2020/5/12/21251204/being-an-essential-restaurant-worker-during-coronavirus-pandemic

    The Un-Heroic Reality of Being an ‘Essential’ Restaurant Worker

    As a restaurant employee, I’ve been deemed an essential worker. But you’d never know that from the way I’m treated.

    http://www.bldgblog.com/2020/05/the-age-of-horror/

    The Age of Horror

    [Image: “Clouds, Sun and Sea” (1952) by Max Ernst, courtesy Phillips.] There’s an interesting space where early modern, mostly 19th-century earth sciences overlap with armchair conjectures about th…

    https://newrepublic.com/article/157761/blow-restaurant-industry-start?utm_content=buffera2ee3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer?utm_source=digg

    Blow Up the Restaurant Industry and Start Over

    A system that relies on exploitation isn’t one that should survive the pandemic. There’s a better way to feed people and care for workers.