Why the 8-hour workday is an outdated, counterproductive lie

How many hours in a typical eight-hour workday do you actually work? For most people, it’s not even close to eight (or seven with an hour included for lunch). Are we even designed to work eight hours a day? Mexico City-based science journalist Lizzie Wade isn’t so sure. In fact, she thinks it’s impossible to actually work eight hours a day in the jobs so many of us have.

Why the 8-hour workday is an outdated, counterproductive lie
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