Wasting Time in America

Wasting Time in America

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 181 , Segment 2

Episode: GMOs, Wasting Time in America, G.O.P. Politics

  • Nov 18, 2015 10:00 pm
  • 12:52 mins

Guest: Alexis McCrossen, PhD, Professor of US Social and Cultural History at Southern Methodist University  Our relationship to time in America is complicated. It’s immensely valuable to us – “time is money,” right? So we punish people by forcing to spend time locked up. And we brag about how many hours we work and scoff at the Europeans who put in only 35 hours a week.  Yet, we also spend massive amounts of money and time on leisure activities.

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