Tuesday Reads – 24/08

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This week’s list covers many different topics. I hope you enjoy reading them!

Seeing Red – A fascinating article about the rise of China and what the future might hold when it comes to geopolitics.

‘Roaring Twenties’: Are we entering a new age of hedonism? – The 1920’s are considered as the 20th Century (Western) world’s wildest and most creative era. There are some parallels with the 2020’s with the pandemics and economic depressions. This article looks back 100 years to speculate how the post-pandemic era might look like.

Ohio’s vaccine lottery saved more than $60m in averted healthcare costs – Results from an interesting experiment where Ohio state offered cash prizes to encourage tens of thousands of people to get jabbed, which resulted in nearly 5,000 days in ICU being avoided.

How to escape the ‘productivity trap’ – This article explores how ‘productivity’ became increasingly important, reasons many of us get sucked into this ‘trap’ and how we could break free from it.

A Dying Tradition: The Naturally Distilled Rose Water of Srinagar – Just one of the many fascinating aspects of our culture and heritage that are at risk of drying out…

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