All in a day's work: May Day musings
It may seem strange to us that May Day is celebrated as a traditional spring holiday in other parts of the world. It wasn't until late 19th century that May 1 was chosen as the International Workers Day (or Labour Day). This holiday holds a certain appeal in countries where lifelong labour is synonymous with life. The futurists however, are predicting days when Artificial Intelligence will do all the work for us, while we grapple with a lifetime of leisure; Kerala has just contributed to the process by banning the practice of ‘gawking’ charges. Read on…
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These aren't protesting fists at a socialist manifesto, but Real Madrid thumping the air after a shaky victory over Bayern Munich on May 1, managing to make their way into the Champions League Final. Real manager Zinedine Zidane was quoted saying, “It was tough on the heart but you can’t achieve anything without suffering.” He sounded like it was all work and no play.