… played out every day on the streets of Beijing.
See the white cards on the pavement? They advertise a job-recruitment service, but they could just have well be advertising massages or private taxis. You see them everywhere. I had just witnessed a guy walking down the street dropping these cards every few meters, and then not a minute later comes this woman on the bike doing her job cleaning up the mess with those tongs.
Sisyphus lives in China.