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Historian of technology David Edgerton: “The state can no longer undertake the radical planning and intervention that might make Brexit work”

David Edgerton, an historian of technology who teaches at King’s College London, writes that “Brexit is a necessary crisis – it reveals Britain’s true place in the world.” It makes

“there is much to be said for Mr Pang’s conclusion that the belief in the power of the 80-hour week is piffle.”

Financial Times editor and columnist Pilita Clark has a piece that puts REST against the workaholic pose of the current government: Brexit, one of the most important events in British

as Pang “notes, we’re unlikely to be doing quite as essential a job as Eisenhower’s. If he benefited from some down time, so might we.”

Tim Harford, author of The Undercover Economist, had a nice column in the Financial Times that talks about Rest: Three reasons to take a holiday — especially a short one

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