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Historically, the working poor in America had very little leisure time while the upper class had plenty. Now, the opposite is true, at least for working class men. (Pixabay)
Historically, the working poor in America had very little leisure time while the upper class had plenty. Now, the opposite is true, at least for working class men. (Pixabay)
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Historically, the working poor in America had very little leisure time while the upper class had plenty. Now, the opposite is true, at least for working class men.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Derek Thompson of The Atlantic about the surprising statistics, what working class men do with their leisure time and what might be the reasons behind their behavior.

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Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic. He tweets @DKThomp.

This article was originally published on September 19, 2016.

This segment aired on September 19, 2016.

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