Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied heavy rain to march for an 11th straight weekend, as more moderate leaders sought to reset the pro-democracy movement after violent scenes at the airport last week threatened to sap support among the...
Het personeelstekort in de zorg groeit. En dus wordt er veel geld uitgetrokken om mensen te werven en op te leiden. Maar hoe zinvol is dat zolang zoveel nieuwkomers afhaken omdat het werk vies tegenvalt?
Robert WentOnder het motto ‘Ik zorg’ doen ze een beroep op jonge mensen, omdat ze keihard nodig zijn. Maar ze bieden hun een baan die qua vermogen om zelf invulling te geven aan werk en carrière niet beter is dan die van een productiemedewerker aan de lopende band
Outnumbered by drunk and disorderly visitors, the Netherlands fights back.
Robert WentOutnumbered by drunk and disorderly visitors, the Dutch fight back. Urban planners and city officials have a word for what the Netherlands and other European countries experience: overtourism. With such an influx of humanity comes a quality of life decline
Here's why Elizabeth Warren is supporting a California bill that would make it harder for companies to classify workers as "independent contractors."
Robert WentPresidential candidates weigh in on California fight over "gig" workers. Elizabeth Warren penned an op-ed supporting a California bill that would make it harder for companies to classify workers as "independent contractors”
In de jaren tachtig was in Nederland het verzet tegen kernwapens massaal. Dat was toen. Nu is Martin Broek een van de weinige overgebleven activist...
Robert WentInterview met @martinbroek, een van de weinige overgebleven activisten tegen wapenhandel, die ik me nog herinner uit de vredesbeweging. Hij twittert vooral omdat hij door een aandoening noodgedwongen in de luwte leeft (en er mogen best meer volgers bij…)
Robert WentPlant-based fish is the new plant-based meat. The wave of money behind companies such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods encourages fish start-ups: there are now about 20 companies in the US developing plant-based seafood
Engineer.ai says it uses artificial intelligence to help automate app-development. Current and former staffers say the company inflates its technical prowess to attract customers and investors.
Robert WentDocuments indicated the company relies on human engineers in India and elsewhere to do most of that work, and that its AI claims are inflated even in light of the fake-it-till-you-make-it mentality common among tech startups
More than 30 around the world have acted in the face of recession fears. Economists warn of a currency-tied competition.
Robert WentMore than 30 central banks around the world have cut interest rates this year, as countries move to shore up their economies amid rising concerns over global growth, trade conflicts and the threat of a messy Brexit
“We believe that by giving the U.S. an educational system and national health care, it could be transformed from a vast land mass into a great nation,” a spokesperson for Denmark said.
Robert WentWe have noted that during the Trump regime pretty much everything in the U.S., including its government, has most definitely been for sale. Denmark would be interested in purchasing the U.S. in its entirety, with the exception of its government — Borowitz
Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’re turning on this 16-year-old, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff
Robert WentHow Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war: Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriol
Robert WentDe moed zonk de onderzoekers in de schoenen: hoe de machine ook piepte en knarste, hij deed niet wat ze hoopten. Buiten de wetenschap — en reken de pr-afdeling van de universiteit daar bij — heerst een onweerstaanbare drang om algoritmes te overschatten
More than a dozen unions work at the Shell site, the largest construction project in Pennsylvania
Robert WentThe choice for thousands of union workers at Royal Dutch Shell’s petrochemical plant in Beaver County was clear Tuesday: Either stand in a giant hall waiting for President Donald Trump to speak or take the day off with no pay
First came soy, then almond. But the people behind Oatly believe they’ve found the best possible milk.
Robert WentWe’re big fans and drink it every day! ‘Oatly and the quest for the perfect alt-milk. First came soy, then almond. But the people behind Oatly believe they’ve found the best possible milk’
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Fresh from World Cup victory, the US football star on politics, pay and the power of calling out injustice
Robert WentInterview with Megan Rapinoe: 'We're everything Trump loves, except that we’re powerful women’. Fresh from World Cup victory, the US football star on politics, pay and the power of calling out injustice