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Workers battle tidal wave of burnout amid pandemic


It took a pandemic to show us that our workplace stress levels are unsustainable.


Organizations try to fight ‘brain waste’ and get highly trained immigrants back to work

A Ukrainian miner sleeps on a coal trolley in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk in May 1998.

World’s longest workday? It may not be where you think it is.

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64 percent of women’s work is unpaid. Find out how much of your work is with this tool.

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Do you work harder than the average American? Find out with this tool.

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Harvard study finds that daughters of working mothers earn more money


Three quarters of women with children in the US work, and with benefits like these that number is sure to continue growing.

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An Old Wise Man Once Said

Lifestyle & Belief

Writer Henry Alford has a new book called How to Live: A Search for Wisdom from Old People (While They Are Still on This Earth). We sent Alford to Washington Square Park to ask strangers to share their hopes and fears about growing old.

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My Poet, My Novelist

Lifestyle & Belief

What’s it like to practice the same line of work as your spouse? Novelist Naeem Murr wrote about that marriage for the Poetry Foundation. We brought him together with his wife, Averill Curdy, for both sides of the story. Produced by Studio 360’s Pejk Malinovski.

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This Is Their Youth

Arts, Culture & Media

Young adults in Japan are unemployed, disenchanted, and depressed. Roland Kelts talks to poet Misumi Mizuki, novelist Ryu Murakami, and other artists to understand why. And he finds that Japan’s troubled youth might be changing the country for the better.

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Willing to be Lucky

Lifestyle & Belief

Kurt remembers the essay that brought him to New York, and the blind date that changed his life.