Working Less: What wouldn’t it solve?

What does working less actually solve, I was asked recently. I’d rather turn the question around: is there anything that working less does not solve?

This is a really great article by Rutger Bretman. Thanks to reader Jonathan for bringing it to our attention.

It doesn’t have to be this way. We have the ability to cut a big chunk off our working week. Not only would it make all of society a whole lot healthier, it would also put an end to untold piles of pointless and even downright harmful tasks.

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Robert Wringham is a humorist and the editor-in-chief of New Escapologist.

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