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Government’s Role in Helping Us Live More Purposefully

This provides a nice summary of what government can do to help create the conditions for people to live more purposefully.

What are things politicians and legislators can do to help make the United States into a country of “joiners” again?
PETE DAVIS: They can promote economic policies that give Americans the time and space to participate in community life—for example, fair scheduling laws that push back against chaotic work schedules; leave policies that create time for care work; and shortened workweeks and increased holidays (with no loss in pay) that create more time for communal activities.

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