Comment: I agree with you on the basis

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I agree with you on the basis

I agree with you on the basis of this argument, that because of automation and increase in productivity we dont need to work as long to produce the goods we need.

But the problem with it is the increased profits from the increased production don't go into the hands of the workers. It goes to the company, so unless you're gunna pay the people the same for a 29 hr work week that you would for a 40 it wouldn't work. How many of those workers are barely getting by on the 40 hr work week pay?