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'Total madness' of 21-hour working week


A 21-hour working week could be "inevitable", according to a New Economics Foundation think tank report. It argues that a much shorter working week could help to tackle overwork, unemployment, inequalities, and cut carbon emissions. Mark Littlewood, director-general of the Institute for Economic Affairs, and Anna Coote, head of social policy at New Economics Foundation, debate the pros and cons of a shorter working week.


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