The Daily Populous

Wednesday August 12nd, 2020 night edition

image for It's time to implement a 4-day workweek, Andrew Yang says. The pandemic has made it more important than ever.

The former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Business Insider that the US was past due to implement a four-day workweek to better accommodate American workers.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced some Americans to adjust to life within the confines of their own homes.

Yang tweeted in May that "3-Day weekends are better than 2-Day weekends.".

Andrew Barnes, the CEO of Perpetual Guardian, introduced a four-day workweek at his company in New Zealand in 2018.

Charlotte Lockhart, another cofounder of 4 Day Week Global, said that employers "need to remember that we borrow people from their lives.".

"He was correct about the level of wealth, but obviously incorrect on our workweeks, which have gotten longer, not shorter," Yang said.

"So it's past time we head in the right direction and implement a four-day workweek, which would help us all. »

America's black cowboys fight for their place in history

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Jason Griffin straps his right arm in bandages, preparing himself to grip the reins of a wildly bucking bronco.

In reality, the American West of the 1800s was traversed by an assortment of black, white, Mexican and Native American cattle hands.

Contemporary records are rare but historians now estimate that up to one in four Texan cowboys was African American, while the number of Mexican cowboys was even greater. »

Liam Neeson isn't slowing down: 'There's a couple of fights left in me'

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Yes, like Taken, the 68-year-old action star was traveling Europe to save his child — but there was one big thing missing.

They came about not through an agent shoehorning you into doing a script because it will show another facet of your career.

Look, we did the first Taken movie 13 years ago this year and I had just turned 55 when we wrapped. »

Kamala Harris named by Joe Biden as his VP pick

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Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris, the prominent senator from California whose political career has included many barrier-breaking moments, as his running mate, his campaign announced on Tuesday.

Biden and Harris will appear together and speak in Biden's hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday, the campaign said.

“Senator Kamala Harris is nothing short of an exceptional choice for vice president,” said Human Rights Campaign president Alphonso David. »