Learning! Roundup: Do Less to Save the World, Protester Monitoring, Peak Misery, and More!

Do Less to Save the World
Here's an easy way to help fight climate change: simply do less. By doing less, you'll avoid participating in the system of creating and transporting people and things using stadium-sized buckets of fossil fuel. We all feel a lot of pressure to DO something, but sometimes doing the thing means you're still a part of the system, whether it's buying the latest sustainable item and participating in a damaging capitalist economy or using fossil fuels to fly everywhere.

Protester Monitoring
A new report on how the RCMP (Canada's national police) assesses risk for Indigenous protesters shows that instead of worrying about potential criminal behaviour (you know, their jurisdiction), they worry about the ability of the protesters to gain public support. It doesn't seem like that should be their concern?

Peak Misery
Apparently, middle-aged misery peaks at age 47, and then you get to live on a downward slide into happiness. This is based on res…

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