‘Work is the single most important way of proving your worth’ in the U.S., professor says — and it’s making Americans miserable

[Acorns, Illustration by Euralis Weekes] In the U.S., one expert says, “the more you work, the better person you are.” In the early 2000s, Jennifer Sherman, a professor of sociology at Washington State University, went to study a poverty-stricken mountain town in Northern California for her thesis. The town had been stripped of its main source […]

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