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The Edit: What We Promise
The Edit

The Edit: What We Promise

Designing for climate change, freedom at work and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

2 minute read

22nd Sep 2023

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.

  • Platform your enemies. The more odious the geopolitical figure, the more urgent the invitation – The Atlantic
  • Freedom at work. There is always a demand for more jobs. But what makes a job good? For that, Immanuel Kant has an answer – Aeon
  • A young architect’s designs for climate change. Pavels Hedström believes that most architecture separates us from nature. He wants to make nonhuman life inescapable – New Yorker
  • What Asia’s economic revolution means for the world. Links between the region’s countries are getting stronger. But America’s loss is not entirely China’s gain – The Economist
  • How brands can better live up to what they promise. Brands tend to over-promise and under-deliver, which can be disastrous for their future prospects – Creative Review
  • Populism could derail the green transition. Western politicians are scared of a backlash against climate change policies that have been sold as good for the economy – Financial Times
  • What is Positive Psychology? The study of how we can be happier The Beautiful Truth 

“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.”

Peter Drucker