Browsing All posts tagged under »sleep deprivation«

Still waiting to attain the first May Day demand

May 7, 2014

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It is 158 years since the first protest that gave rise to May Day — and the basic demand for an 8-hour day that launched it, has still not universally been met although it is more important now than ever.

The tiredness/drunkenness equation

December 14, 2012

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South Africa now has a promised crackdown on tired drivers with officials at roadblocks instructed to pull them over and instruct them to get some sleep. How this can be done and how tiredness can be assessed is a problem, but such a move is perhaps long overdue.