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The Case for the Four-Day Work Week, the Boomers of the Gig Economy and Fact-Checking the Blessed Rains Down in Africa

It’s Day One of that sweet, sweet three-day pre-Thanksgiving workweek, y’all, and yet, it still feels very much like a Monday. It’s days like this in particular that I wonder why we can’t simply have a four-day workweek. Like, what’s so good about a 9-to-5, Monday-through-Friday schedule, anyway? I’m really hoping the whole three-day weekend movement gains some traction, as unlikely as it seems, because I’m already freaking exhausted.

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