A shorter working week is not only desirable, but it is a practical response to multiple crises.
Race continues to be a determining factor when it comes to the inequalities of work, employment, and wealth.
Danielle Guizzo and Will Stronge outline what an economy geared towards real freedom would look like, including an updated welfare state and a shorter working week. In IPPR’s Progressive Review.
Danielle Guizzo and Will Stronge re-introduce Foucaultian concepts into the contemporary analysis of work, in the context of the ongoing discussions around a shorter working week.
Since the financial crash of 2007-08, the rise of unsecured private debt has coincided with a prolonged period of wage stagnation and increasing levels of inequality.