Diary of a Maker
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Diary of a Maker

How To Be Unproductive

Photo by Chase Yi on Unsplash

For the past fifty years, American productivity has skyrocketed while wages have stayed relatively flat. As a result, Americans are working harder than ever, and we’ve been incentivized to squeeze as much economic value out of every ounce of time we have in order to make up for the lack of real wage growth.

40-hour work weeks have become 80-hour work weeks, hobbies have become side hustles, and our leisure activities have…

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Katherine Demby

Katherine Demby

Freelance writer and artist. I write about art, small business, wellness, and much more. https://soupseason.substack.com