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The tube strike’s biggest benefit: working from home

A society where more workers got to use the duvet office would be a happier, more productive one

By Chris Rowe  

Boris Johnson on the tube in 2011. © BackBoris2012 campaign

With a strike on the London Underground starting this evening and running through tomorrow—sparked by  disagreement between staff and bosses over pay and conditions for those working on upcoming “night tube” services—the capital will soon ring with the cries of those who find themselves unable to get to work. Many will likely resort to doing what they can from home.

But we should all stop whining and think about what we can learn…

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