December 14, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

Quartz

Essay

What the Kalahari Bushmen can teach us about a 15 hour work week

September 21, 2020, 11:00:00 PM

I-News

Op-Ed

Office working was already on the way out, Covid-19 has just hastened its end

December 14, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

Salon

Essay

Feeling jealous during the holidays? That can be a good thing

April 30, 2018, 11:00:00 PM

Aeon

Essay

"Rather, it is because envy served an important, if surprising, evolutionary purpose, one that helps us to reconcile this most selfish of traits with the sociability that was so critical to the extraordinary success of our species. "

August 27, 2020, 11:00:00 PM

Financial Times

Op-ed

"The economic trauma induced by the pandemic has provided us with an opportunity to reimagine our relationship with work and to re-evaluate what jobs we consider really important."

December 5, 2017, 12:00:00 AM

The Guardian.

Op-Ed

How Neolithic farming sowed the seeds of modern inequality 10,000 years ago.
The prehistoric shift towards cultivation began our preoccupation with hierarchy and growth – and even changed how we perceive the passage of time

August 31, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

MIT Undark

Essay

The Jackal and the Donkey: How Stories Saved a People’s Identity
Pushed to the margins, the Ju/’hoansi of Namibia built an enduring folklore from the kinship of humans and animals

December 17, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

The Guardian.

Op-Ed

How Neolithic farming sowed the seeds of modern inequality 10,000 years ago.
The prehistoric shift towards cultivation began our preoccupation with hierarchy and growth – and even changed how we perceive the passage of time

August 27, 2020, 11:00:00 PM

Financial Times

Op-Ed

"The economic trauma induced by the pandemic has provided us with an opportunity to reimagine our relationship with work and to re-evaluate what jobs we consider really important."

October 28, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

Observer/Guardian

Op-ed

The Ju/’hoansi people of the Kalahari have always been fiercely egalitarian. They hate inequality or showing off, and shun formal leadership institutions. It’s what made them part of the most successful, sustainable civilisation in human history

August 31, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

New York Times

Op-Ed

The Bushmen who had the hole work/life thing sorted out

August 29, 2017, 11:00:00 PM

The Atlantic

Op-Ed

Tsumkwe is the closest thing to a town in Namibia’s Nyae Nyae district, the epitome of remoteness in a country where almost everywhere is remote. Tsumkwe is also the capital of roughly 3,500 Ju/'hoansi, perhaps the best known of the few groups of people who continued to live as hunter-gatherers well into the 20th century.