A few articles, blog posts, and other things I think are worth your time.
The New York Times: They Believe in Ambitious Women. But they Also See the Costs
Quartz: A Nobel Prize-Winning Psychologist Says Most People Don’t Really Want to Be Happy (Fascinating…and thought provoking).
The Verge: MyspaceTom Got it Right
The Eater: The Lie of “No One Wants to Work”
“For those who have never worked in food service, the changes restaurant workers are asking for may not seem like much. But those who have been in the industry for a long time know how resistant many bosses are to change. Tara, a cook in the Washington, DC area who asked that her last name be withheld to protect her identity while she looks for work, said the pandemic has made her realize what her non-negotiables are. “I refuse to take [a job] that’s the minimum serving wage. I need a place that’s at least minimum wage plus tips,” she said. “We are so sick and tired of [restaurant owners] assuming we want a handout. We want to work, but we also want to be treated like human beings. We haven’t been for way too long.”