Which is it?

Are we overworked corporate cogs?

On Oct. 24, we can pledge our collective allegiance to “Take Back Your Time Day,” which supporters describe as “a major U.S./Canadian initiative to challenge the epidemic of overwork, over-scheduling and time famine that now threatens our health, our families and relationships, our communities and our environment.”

(October 24th Is Take Back Your Time Day.) Or snickering slackers?

U.S. workers say they squander over two hours a day at the workplace, with surfing the Web, socializing with co-workers and simply “spacing out” …

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[A]lmost all the data supports the notion that we have a lot more free time than we used to, and a lot more recreation.

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