The office has always been a refuge from the chaos of the office, but it was also the best of times and the worst of times, writes Paul McLean.
It was the days when it felt like you had a window on the world, he says.
You could hear the conversation of your colleagues, you could watch your colleagues work and you could see how their work was progressing.
It wasn’t all about the money.
You had the company’s vision, and that was all you cared about.
But now the money has run out, and the only people who can afford it are the rich.
It’s a sad commentary on the modern world.
The office was once the refuge of the rich and powerful, writes James O’Keefe.
Now it’s the refuge for the poor.
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