Its authors, Helen Hester and Nick Srnicek, cite eye-opening statistics. The amount of time we spend on domestic work did not decrease at all between the 1870s and the 1970s. In 1975 American mothers had 37.7 hours of free time a week; by 2008 it had fallen to 31.4 hours.
We’ve also got the latest food book about ultraprocessed etc insisting that exercixse does not use up calories. No, not a claim that we just eat more to compensate, now that muscle weighs more but is more dense than fat – but literally, exercise does not consume calories.
#When we’ve got people actively trying to influence public policy on the back of such idiocy about reality what are we supposed to do? Can’t shoot them all.