We need a four-day workweek

For the planet, our health and our happiness — it’s time to ditch the 40-hour week

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In 1930, the great economist John Maynard Keynes made a bold prediction. He envisioned that by the time the 21st century rolled around, we’d all be working 15-hour weeks. Keynes argued that technological advances would eliminate most of the menial tasks, freeing humanity to…

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Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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Justin Ward

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Journalist and activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN, USA Today. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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