June 3, 2014

How Great Would Sweden's Six-Hour Work Day Be?

Adam Taylor, Washington Post

The Associated Press

Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city, will begin its experiment with six-hour working days this summer, hopefully proving that the shorter work hours can make up for what they lose in time with more efficient work.

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The Scary Return of a Radical, Far-Right Europe
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May 21, 2014
Moldova: A European Tragedy in the Making
Jan Techau, Carnegie
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Vladimir Putin's New Fifth International
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The extreme right, anti-American, anti-Atlanticist forces in Russia are ready to fight not only dark-skinned migrants and bearded “women" at Eurovision, but also the Euro-Atlantic alliance structure that has protected the... more ››
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Europe's Day of Reckoning
Paul Hockenos, Al Jazeera
By Sunday, May 25, approximately 400 million European Union citizens across 28 countries will have had the chance to go to the polls to elect a new parliament in Brussels. Farther east, Ukrainians will select a new president on... more ››