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Working in 2014 is not hard

“The US steel industry enforced a twelve-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week schedule until 1923. During a 1912 millworkers strike for shorter work hours in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the mostly women workers sang ‘Yes, it is bread we fight for. But we fight for roses, too.'”

– Overwhelmed by Brigid Schulte

Kind of makes that 500-word blog post I need to write seem a bit less daunting.

Via Ben Allen