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American Workers are Reaching a Collective ‘Not This’ Moment

An alternative theory of why so many Americans are quitting their jobs

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Economists are always seeking a rational answer, backed by data and numbers. That’s no bad thing. But with all the articles looking for the data-driven reason behind America’s great labor shortage, I think the answer might be obvious.




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Rosie Spinks

Rosie Spinks

Writing about how to create a meaningful life in a chaotic world. Formerly a lifestyle and business reporter. Find me: @rojospinks.

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