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Why the Labour movement should embrace a shorter working day

Posted in Idle Thoughts, Member area, News on 18 October 2013

Here is Bernard Marszalek’s a review of Free Time: The Forgotten American Dream by Benjamin Hunnicutt. The book examines the history of campaigns in the US – often successful – to introduce a shorter working day. Marszalek urges the labour movement to reconnect with this lost movement and abandon its “full-time, full employment” agenda. CLICK HERE TO READ THE PIECE.

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